Team GB Boxer Profile:
NAME - Muhammed Ali
BORN - Bury
AGE - 20
HEIGHT - 1.7m
WEIGHT - 123lbs (approx.)
EVENT - Men's Fly 52KG
2016 AIBA Olympic Qualification Event, Turkey - GOLD
2015 European Championships, Azerbaijan – SILVER
2015 England Boxing Elite National Championships – GOLD
2014 European Youth Championships – GOLD
2014 Youth Olympic Games - BRONZE
2014 Youth World Championships – SILVER
Team GB's youngest boxer has already caught the attention of Amir Khan, 'He's got a lot of talent and has already accomplished so much at a young age.' – Source the mirror
In 2014 he won Silver at the Youth World Championships which he followed by winning bronze in the Youth Olympic Games 2014. Mo added gold at the 2014 European Youth Championships and was selected to join the GB Boxing squad in the same year, whilst still a Youth boxer.
In his first competition as a senior he won the 2015 England Boxing Elite National Championships in Liverpool. Three months later he secured his first medal at a major international tournament when he won flyweight silver at the 2015 European Championships in Samakov.
In 2016, he won twice for the British Lionhearts team that finished runners-up in the World Series of Boxing and in April, he secured his place at Rio by winning the European Continental Qualification event in Samsun, Turkey.
Mo says he learnt to deal with the name that is recognised so heavily across the world, 'As times goes on I'm used to it, I don't really feel the pressure anymore because I'm winning and performing at the tournaments'. Let's hope the winning streak continues when Mo steps into the ring on Monday 15th August at 15:30.
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