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Galal Yafai

Galal Yafai

British boxer
Galal Yafai
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Intro British boxer
Is Athlete Boxer
From United Kingdom
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 December 1992, Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Age 28 years
Star sign Sagittarius
Family
Siblings: Gamal YafaiKhalid Yafai
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Galal Yafai (born 11 December 1992) is a British amateur boxer. While representing England in the light-flyweight division, he won a silver medal at the 2017 European Championships and gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, and bronze while representing Great Britain in the flyweight division at the 2019 European Games. He also competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

At the 2016 European Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament held in Samsun, Turkey, Yafai defeated Samuel Carmona Heredia of Spain by unanimous decision in his semifinal to secure his place in the 2016 Olympic. He won his round of 32 fight defeating Simplice Fotsala of Cameroon. He lost his Round of 16 fight to Joahnys Argilagos of Cuba.

In May 2019, Yafai was selected to compete at the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus. He also competed at the 2019 World Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia, where he lost by unanimous decision to Billal Bennama in the quarter-finals.

He is the younger brother of boxers Kal Yafai and Gamal Yafai.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 20 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://results.gc2018.com/en/boxing/athlete-profile-n6031916-galal-yafai.htm
https://web.archive.org/web/20200702005346/https://results.gc2018.com/en/boxing/athlete-profile-n6031916-galal-yafai.htm
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/olympics/34813797
http://www.boxingnewsonline.net/galal-yafai-and-qais-ashfaq-win-rio-2016-places/
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/36055632
https://www.teamgb.com/news/team-gb-squad-announcement-for-the-european-games
https://www.boxing247.com/press-boxing/thirteen-boxers-from-gb-boxing-squad-selected-to-compete-at-2019-world-championships-in-russia/125386
https://www.gbboxing.org.uk/2019/09/11/thirteen-boxers-from-gb-boxing-squad-selected-to-compete-at-2019-world-championships-in-russia/
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/sport/other-sport/boxing-yafai-brothers-packing-a-punch-218692
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