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Galal Yafai

Boxing

Galal Yafai

Boxing

Galal Yafai made his Commonwealth Games debut on the Gold Coast where he won gold in the men's light fly category.

Born in Birmingham, Galal is part of a well-known boxing family.  His older brothers, Khalid and Gamal, are both successful professional boxers and were previously members of the GB Boxing squad, the former competing for Team GB at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

The Rio 2016 Olympian is coached by Frank O'Sullivan a Birmingham City Boxing Club.

Height

164

Weight

49

Date of Birth

11 December 1992

Place of Birth

Edgbaston

Club

Birmingham City

Commonwealth Appearances

Gold Coast 2018

Sporting Achievements

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Gold

Represented Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games,

2016 AIBA Olympic Qualification Event – Gold

2015 Olympic Test Event – Bronze

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