Lewis Williams

By 10th January 2019


  • 2019 U22 European Championships – Silver
  • 2022 European Championships – Bronze
  • 2022 Commonwealth Games – Gold

Lewis has made big strides in his development over the last year which saw him clinch his first major senior medal at the 2022 European Championships in Armenia where he won bronze before clinching gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. He also narrowly missing out on another medal at the 2021 World Championships, having won three bouts on the way to the quarter final.

Following his dad’s advice and joined be some friends, Lewis began his boxing journey at Leamington Spa’s Cleary’s gym.

Lewis’ first step onto the world stage came in 2016, when he competed at the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships where he won two of his three bouts.

He joined the GB Boxing squad in January 2018 and later that year was crowned England Boxing National Champion as well as winning gold at the GB Elite Three Nations championships.

Alongside the 2019 U22 European silver medal he won in Russia, Lewis has also won gold at the Gee Bee in 2022 as well as competing across a range of European tournaments including the Boxam, Strandja and Tammer.

The heavyweight from Leamington Spa made his first appearance at a major in 2021 at the World Championships in Serbia. Despite narrowly missing out on a medal, Lewis beat boxers from Azerbaijan, Albania and Ukraine to reach the quarter-final stages.

In May 2022, he made sure that at his next major, he was stood on the podium. Earning bronze in the 92kg contest at the European Championships in Armenia, only being beaten by eventual gold medallist, Aziz Mouhiidine.

The smart, fluid, and rangy boxer represented England at the 2022 Commonwealth Games where after three impressive victories on his way to reaching the heavyweight final, Lewis beat Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali unanimously to clinch the gold medal on home soil.