Participants

Galal YAFAI

Galal YAFAI
    Boxing
Birth Date:  11 Dec 1992
Age:  25
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  164
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Men's 46-49kg 1 Gold

Galal YAFAI - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 12:37
Men's 46-49kg Round of 16
Simplice FOTSALA
L
Galal YAFAI
W
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 13:25
Men's 46-49kg Quarterfinal 2
Galal YAFAI
W
Sharvin Kumar BEEDASSEE
L
Finished
Fri, 13 Apr 13:12
Bronze Medal Event Men's 46-49kg Semifinal 1
Thiwanka RANASINGHE
L
Galal YAFAI
W
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 13:12
Gold Medal Event Men's 46-49kg Final Bout
Galal YAFAI
W
AMIT
L
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 49kg R16

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2017 Hamburg, GER Men's 49kg R16
2013 Almaty, KAZ Men's 56kg R64

Hobbies

Football (AIBA, 2017)


Languages spoken: English
Coach

CLUB: Frank O'SULLIVAN (ENG) (GB Boxing, 9 May 2017)


Position style: Southpaw (AIBA, 2017)
Sporting relatives

His older brother Khalid is also a professional boxer and represented Team GB at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. (gbboxing.org.uk, 2017) Another older brother, Gamal, is also a professional boxer. (worldboxingnews.net, 13 May 2017)


Ambition: "By the time I have fought in Tokyo (2020) I'll only be 27. I want to win a medal in the Olympics before turning professional." (worldboxingnews.net, 18 May 2017)
Hero: American boxer Muhammad ALI (AIBA, 2017)
Influence: His older brother Khalid YAFAI (ENG) (AIBA, 2017; birminghammail.co.uk, 13 Oct 2012)
Additional information

ELITE LEVEL
Runner-up in the 46-49kg division at the 2017 European Boxing Championships in Kharkiv, Ukraine. (AIBA, 24 Jun 2017)


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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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