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Photos of Britain's top boxers

Left to right: David Price, Khalid Yafai, Bradley Saunders, Tony Jeffries, Frankie Gavin, James DeGale, Joe Murray and Billy Joe Saunders

For the very first time, Britain's eight Olympics boxers are in the same room - and Inside Sport was there to meet them

Joe Murray (left) with Steve Bunce

Inside Sport's Steve Bunce puts 21-year-old bantamweight Joe Murray in the hot seat

Tony Jeffries

Light-heavyweight Tony Jeffries, from Sunderland, owned a fast food van before he swapped burgers for Beijing

Bradley Saunders in training

Bradley Saunders (above) and his seven team-mates will represent over 10,000 competitive amateur boxers in England

David Price

Super-heavyweight boxer "Dynamite" David Price, 24, won gold at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne

Billy Joe Saunders

Eighteen-year-old Billy Joe Saunders will be Britain's welterweight competitor in Beijing - his father, grandfather and great-grandfather were all boxers

James DeGale

Senior ABA champion James DeGale, from Hammersmith, will fight in the middleweight category

Frankie Gavin

Birmingham 22-year-old "Funtime" Frankie Gavin is probably the best British boxing medal hope for Beijing - the lightweight was Britain's first ever world champion

Khalid Yafai

Skipping is a big part of the training regime - and the British boys throw in a bit of rivalry with a "skip-off"

Frankie Gavin (left) and Tony Jeffries

British head coach Terry Edwards says he expects the likes of Gavin (left) and Jeffries to push GB ahead of Cuba by London 2012




see also
GB boxers secure Beijing places
01 Mar 08 |  Olympics
Team GB for Beijing
09 May 08 |  Team GB


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