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Team England brought 14 boxers to Birmingham, with the group consisting of 8 men and 6 women. Of that group, 8 will return home with medals.

Leamington Spa’s Lewis Williams and Russian-born, Delicious Orie, who began his boxing career in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter gym at 19 years old, won the team’s two gold medals in their respective heavyweight (92kg) and super-heavyweight (92+kg) divisions. 

Three other boxers reached the finals and won silver at the NEC Arena: minimumweight Demie-Jade Resztan, flyweight Kiaran MacDonald and lightweight Gemma Richardson. The remaining bronze medallists were flyweight Savannah Stubley in her first major competiiton, middleweight Lewis Richardson and light-heavyweight Aaron Bowen. 

Team England previous boxing medals

62
Gold
31
Silver
43
Bronze
136
Total

Frazer Clarke fights to secure boxing gold, after a hard fought contest in the super-heavyweight division and both competitors giving it their everything, a tremendous last round with an unaccountable tempo. Clarke is crowned with the gold medal with a unanimous point decision, with just one point in it. A tremendous performance, and they gave it everything, punch for punch. 

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The sport is contested inside a 6.1m square ring with judges on all four side scoring each round in favour of one boxer or another
Rounds are scored on a 10 point system with the judge scoring a win for one boxer 10-9 in their favour, a clear win as a 10-8 round or a drawn round 10-10
The boxer who scores the highest in the contest is awarded the win by the judge and the boxer who wins on the majority of the judges’ scorecards is declared the victor
Fights can also be stopped by knock-out, the referee protecting the safety of the athlete or by an opponent’s corner conceding, indicated by throwing a towel into the ring
Men and women compete over three, three minute rounds

Team Leader

Darren Chappel

Darren Chappel

Darren is currently an England Boxing Director with the specific responsibility for Performance and Talent, as well as the organisation's risk management. Birmingham 2022 will be his second Commonwealth Games, having led the Team England boxing squad to a history-making medal haul at the 2018 Gold Coast Games, Australia, where they beat the previous record held since Melbourne 2006.

Darren brings extensive experience as a Team Manager. Within England Boxing, he oversees the delivery of performance pathways, also chairing the England Boxing Team Managers Panel as well as being a member of the GB Talent Commission. Recently retired from 34 years’ service in the Royal Air Force, he also brings a wealth of experience having served boxing for over 40 years as a competitor, coach and official.

Darren Chappel
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