Boxing Australia at the 2016 Olympics

Boxing Australia at the 2016 Olympics

Follow our Aussie boxers at the Olympics

Boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil is scheduled to take place from August 6 to 21. Australia has three competitors aiming for a gold medal in the boxing events.

Jason Whateley

Jason Whateley Australian boxer

Australian boxer Jason Whateley makes his Olympics debut after winning the bronze medal and securing qualification at the Asia/Oceania Olympic qualifiers tournament in April.

Whateley has competed at the 2013 and 2015 World Boxing Championships for Australia.

Jason will compete in the 91kg heavyweight event at the 2016 Olympics. In 2015 and 2016 he won back to back titles in the 91kg heavyweight category.

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Shelley Watts

Shelley Watts Boxing

Shelley Watts has represented Australia in numerous international boxing tournaments and has competed at two AIBA women's World Championships.

In the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Watts became the first female boxing gold medalist. Watts turned to boxing for fitness after suffering a serious ACL injury playing football.

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Daniel Lewis

Daniel Lewis Boxing
Daniel is our third boxing competitor at the Olympics for Australia. He will also make his debut and won the bronze medal at the Asian/Olympic qualifying tournament in China this year.

Lewis is from Sydney and has been unlucky in his career with injuries. He missed the London 2012 games after breaking his jaw in the boxing trials. He will compete in the 75kg middleweight boxing event.

Men Events:
- Light flyweight (49kg)
- Flyweight (52kg)
- Bantamweight (56kg)
- Lightweight (60kg)
- Light welterweight (64kg)
- Welterweight (69kg)
- Middleweight (75kg)
- Light heavyweight (81kg)
- Heavyweight (91kg)
- Super heavyweight (+91kg)

Women Events:
- Flyweight (51kg)
- Lightweight (60kg)
- Middleweight (75kg)

Punch Equipment wishes our best to all Australian athletes competing at the Olympics in Rio 2016.