Participants

Skye NICOLSON

Skye NICOLSON
    Boxing
Birth Date:  27 Aug 1995
Age:  22
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  167
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Women's 57kg 1 Gold

Skye NICOLSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Tue, 10 Apr 12:34
Women's 57kg Quarterfinal 3
Skye NICOLSON
W
Christelle Aurore NDIANG
L
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 18:49
Bronze Medal Event Women's 57kg Semifinal 2
Skye NICOLSON
W
Sabrina AUBIN-BOUCHER
L
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 18:32
Gold Medal Event Women's 57kg Final Bout
Michaela WALSH
L
Skye NICOLSON
W
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Astana, KAZ Women's 64kg 3
2012 Qinhuangdao, CHN Women's 57kg R32

Nickname: The Prodigy (eliteboxingchampionship.com.au, 20 Jul 2017)
Occupation: Student, midwife (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Education: Midwifery at Griffith University, QLD, Australia
Languages spoken: English
Coach: PERSONAL: Wayne TOLTON (AUS) (eliteboxingchampionship.com.au, 20 Jul 2017)
Position style: Southpaw (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 26 Apr 2016)
Sporting relatives

Brother, Jamie (deceased), competed in the men's 57kg category in boxing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. Brother, Tony, is a schoolboy national champion. Uncle, Allan, is a national boxing coach. (couriermail.com.au, 18 Jul 2017; couriermail.com.au, 11 Mar 2012)


Reason: "At first I was training for fitness, it never even crossed my mind that I would do boxing. I just started sparring with the boys and it just kept going from there." (abc.net.au, 11 Aug 2015)
Ambition: "Commonwealth Games is a definite goal for me, especially to be on the Gold Coast in our hometown." (abc.net.au, 11 Aug 2015) "To be Australia's first Olympic gold medal-winning boxer and then to win a world title." (eliteboxingchampionship.com.au, 20 Jul 2017)
Memorable: Taking a bronze medal in the 64kg category at the 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, Oct 2017)
Additional information

PODIUM
Bronze medal in the 64kg category at the 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. (AIBA, 27 May 2016)


AWARDS
Elite Female Boxer of the Year and Best Queensland International Boxer of the Year in 2016. (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 28 Nov 2016)


TRAGEDY
Her brother, Jamie, won bronze at the Auckland 1990 Commonwealth Games and was ranked number one in the world in 1991. He was killed, along with another brother, Gavin, in a car accident in New South Wales in February 1994. Has been told her boxing style is similar to her brother's. (goldcoastbulletin.com.au, 26 Apr 2016)


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Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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