Boxing at the Commonwealth Games

Boxing is one of the core Commonwealth sports, having featured in every Games since the first competition in Hamilton, Canada, in 1930. Scotland has won at least one boxing medal at every event, the only sport to have this impressive record. The achievements of Scotland’s Commonwealth boxers are recorded in the Commonwealth Games Scotland Archive, held at the University of Stirling. You can find out more about the history of boxing at the Commonwealth Games on the Team Scotland website.

The images in this gallery provide an illustration of some of the boxers who have represented Scotland at the Commonwealth Games and their stories.

Promotional image for 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games
 
Josh Taylor made his Team Scotland debut at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India in 2008 where he won bronze in the 58kg event. He stepped up to the senior team at Delhi 2010 and won Lightweight silver. Four years later competing on home soil at Glasgow 2014 he took the Light Welterweight gold in front of a 10,000 capacity crowd at the SSE Hydro Arena.
archives Written by:

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *