AIBA World Championships 2017 – Schedule

By 25th August 2017News

Please see below the schedule and results for the AIBA World Championships 2017. The tournament is available to view by live stream here.


Preliminary Rounds

Day 1 – Friday 25th August
Afternoon (1300 GMT)
64kg Luke McCormack (ENG) beat 64kg Gang Wang (CHN) 4-1
Evening (800 GMT)
49kg Galal Yafai (ENG) beat 49kg Aqueel Ahmed (SCO)  5-0
56kg Lee McGregor (SCO) beat 56kg Boe Warawara (VAN) 4-1
75kg Ben Whittaker (ENG) beat 75kg John Kyalo (KEN) 5-0

Day 2 – Saturday 26th August
Afternoon (1300 GMT)
69kg Pat McCormack (ENG) beat 69kg Jhonathan De Oliveira (BRA) 5-0
81kg Thomas Hart (ENG) beat 81kg Menayame Mbimbi (ANG) via walkover
Evening (1800 GMT)
52kg Niall Farrell (ENG) beat 52kg Abdelali Daraa (MAR) 4-1
60kg Calum French (ENG) beat 60kg Alberto Mora Garcia (MEX) 5-0

Day 3 – Sunday 27th August
Afternoon (1300 GMT)
56kg Peter McGrail (ENG) beat 56kg Angel Jarquin (NCA) 5-0
64kg Luke McCormack (ENG) lost to 64kg Artem Harutyunyan (GER) 5-0
Evening (1800 GMT)
49kg Galal Yafai (ENG) lost to 49kg Yurberjen Martinez Rivas (COL) 5-0
56kg Lee McGregor (SCO) lost to 56kg Duke Ragan (USA) 5-0
75kg Benjamin Whittaker (ENG) beat 75kg Krishan Vikas (IND) 5-0
91kg Cheavon Clarke (ENG) v 91kg Tumba Silva (ANG) – Cheavon wins via walkover

Day 4 – Monday 28th August
Afternoon (1400 GMT)
69kg Pat McCormack (ENG) beat 69kg Alexandros Tsanikidis (GRE) 5-0
81kg Tom Hart (ENG) lost to 81kg Ibragim Bazuev (GER) 5-0
Evening (1800 GMT)
52kg Niall Farrell (ENG) lost to 52kg Ceiber Avila Segura (COL) 5-0
60kg Calum French (ENG) lost to 60kg Iurii Shestak (UKR) 4-1

Day 5 Quarter-Finals – Tuesday 29th August
Afternoon (1400 GMT)
56kg Peter McGrail (ENG) beat 56kg Leonel De Los Santos (DOM) 4-1
75kg Ben Whittaker (ENG) lost to 75kg Oleksandr Khyzniak (UKR) 4-1
91kg Cheavon Clarke (ENG) lost to 91kg Erislandy Savon (CUB) RSC round 3
Evening (1800 GMT)
69kg Pat McCormack (ENG) lost to Shakram Giyasov (UZB) 5-0

Day 6 Semi- Finals Thursday 31st August
Evening session (1800 GMT)
56kg Peter McGrail (ENG) v 56kg Kairat Yeraliyev (KAZ)

The nine Englishman and one Scot in the GB Boxing group will compete in their home nation vests in Hamburg.  The full line-up is:

BOXER WEIGHT CLASS COUNTRY                           CLUB
Galal Yafai Light-flyweight – 49kg England Birmingham Police ABC
Niall Farrell Flyweight – 52kg England Kingstanding 2nd City Boxing Club, Birmingham
Peter McGrail Bantamweight – 56kg England Everton Red Triangle, Liverpool
Lee McGregor Bantamweight – 56kg Scotland Meadowbank ABC, Edinburgh
Calum French Lightweight – 60kg England Birtley ABC, Tyne & Wear
Luke McCormack Light-welterweight – 64kg England Birtley ABC, Tyne & Wear
Pat McCormack Welterweight – 69kg England Birtley ABC, Tyne & Wear
Ben Whittaker Middleweight – 75kg England Firewalker Olympic Boxing Club, Darlaston
Tom Whittaker-Hart Light-heavyweight – 81kg England Rotunda ABC, Liverpool
Cheavon Clarke Heavyweight –  91kg England Gravesham ABC, Kent

Individual profiles of the boxers from the GB Boxing squad are available at

Results and updates on the progress of the team at the World Championships will be posted at and on twitter at @gbboxing once the tournament begins on Friday 25 August 2017.

The BBC will screen live action of the tournament on the BBC Red Button and the BBC Sport website from the quarter-finals onwards.  It will show all of the quarter-finals on Tuesday 29th August, the semi-finals on Thursday 31st August and Friday 1st September and the finals on Saturday 2nd September.  It will also screen a two-hour highlights programme on BBC2 on Sunday 3rd September at 1.00pm.