AIBA World Championships 2017 – Team Motivational Video

By 25th August 2017News


Boxing begins this afternoon at the 2017 AIBA World Championships, follow our teams journey so far by watching the World Championships motivational video.

GB Boxers secured their place at the World’s through their performances at the European Championships in June when boxers from Great Britain came home with a record haul of eight medals, made-up of one gold, six silvers and a bronze.



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.