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Inside Sport meets the GB boxers

David Price, Khalid Yafai, Bradley Saunders, Tony Jeffries, Frankie Gavin, James DeGale, Joe Murray, Billy Joe Saunders

Britain's boxers, all under coach Terry Edwards, take a breather at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield

David Price

David Price is Britain's first Olympic heavyweight contender since Audley Harrison won gold at Athens 2000

David Price

Price is one of eight Britons heading to Beijing - more than qualified for the three previous games combined

David Price

Price has already won Commonwealth gold, heavyweight division, for England in Melbourne 2006

Joe Murray

Joe Murray, 20, from Levenshulme, was Britain's first qualifier following the World Amateur Championships in Chicago, October 2007

Joe Murray, Steve Bunce

Bantamweight Murray, talking to Steve Bunce, defeated Commonwealth silver medallist Bruno Julie to book his place in Beijing

Bradley Saunders

"Buzzing" Brad Saunders qualified for Beijing by reaching the last eight in the same tournament as Murray

Bradley Saunders

The qualification of light-welterweight Saunders, 20, from Durham, doubled the number of British boxers that made it to Athens

Billy Joe Saunders

Billy Joe Saunders made history being the first Briton from the Romany Gypsy community to qualify for an Olympic Games

Billy Joe Saunders

Saunders, 18, a welterweight fighter from the Hoddesdon club, Hertfordshire, hopes his feats will be positive for travellers' culture

James DeGale

James "Chunky" DeGale from Hammersmith, middleweight, has already fought 90 amateur bouts, despite being only 22

Khalid Yafai

Khalid Yafai, England's first under-17 world champion, qualified for the games with Billy Joe and James in Italy, this year

Khalid Yafai

Flyweight Khalid Yafai, 18, is the youngest of Edwards' team and a graduate of the Birmingham City Amateur Boxing Club

Frankie Gavin

Britain's world amateur lightweight champion Frankie Gavin will turn professional after the Beijing Games

Frankie Gavin, Tony Jeffries

Gavin (left) is England's first amateur boxing world champion, while Tony Jeffries (right) is Sunderland's first Olympic boxer

Tony Jeffries

"Jaffa" Jeffries of Sunderland got into boxing following his uncle, Billy Bryce, and joined the Lambton Street Boy's club

Tony Jeffries

Light-heavyweight Jeffries, 22, has boxed for England 42 times, out of 82 fights, and won European Cadets gold in 2001




see also
Price looking for podium finish
17 Apr 08 |  Boxing
GB boxers secure Beijing places
01 Mar 08 |  Olympics
Britain's Beijing medal hopefuls
07 Aug 07 |  Sport Homepage
Inside Sport: how to get involved
30 Apr 07 |  Inside Sport


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