International Silesian Women’s Championships 2018

By 12th September 2018News

Two boxers from the GB Boxing Women’s Development Squad are competing in the international Silesian Women’s Championships in Poland this week.

The women’s tournament will take place from 10 to 15 September in Gliwice and has over one-hundred boxers competing from seventeen nations in the youth, junior and elite categories.

Current GB Champion Omarah Taylor is aiming for gold at 69kg (welterweight), after securing her place on the Women’s Development Programme (WDP) through the EIS Discover Your Gold campaign.

She is joined by former England National Champion and former WDP teammate, Raven Chapman who is looking to land her place on the podium at 57kg (featherweight).

57kg Raven Chapman (ENG)
69kg Omarah Taylor (ENG)

More details on the GB Boxing team are available at and by following @gbboxing on their Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages.

The schedule and results for the tournament are shown below.

Tournament Schedule and Results

Tuesday 11 September
69kg Omarah Taylor (ENG) beat 69kg Malgorzata Rauczynska (POL) via RSC R2
57kg Raven Chapman (ENG) beat 57kg Shashi Chopra (IND) by unanimous decision

Wednesday 12 September
69kg Omarah Taylor (ENG) lost to Yaroslava Yakushina (RUS) by unanimous decision
57kg Raven Chapman (ENG) lost to 57kg Sandra Kruk (POL) by split decision 4:1