Anthony Joshua

Boxing Men's Super Heavy-Weight

Fact File

Name:- Anthony Joshua
Date of Birth:- 15/10/89
Born:- Watford
Lives:- London


22 year-old Anthony Joshua grew-up in Watford and lives in London after moving to the capital aged 14. He started boxing when he was 18 after his cousin Gbenga Ileyemi (2011 ABA Champion at 91kg) took him to Finchley ABC. A naturally gifted sportsman, who played football to high standard and regularly ran the 100m in less-than 11 seconds as a teenager, Anthony quickly rose through the ranks and in May 2010 he became Senior ABAE Champion at 91kg+.

International recognition followed and in the summer of 2010 he was added to GB Boxing’s Development Squad. In November 2010 he became Champion of Great Britain when he defeated Amin Isa at the GB Championships and May 2011 he retained his ABAE title.

Key Olympic Dates

Wednesday August 1st
Time:- 15.30 (First Round)

Monday August 6th
Time:- 22.30 (Quarter Final)

Friday August 10th
Time:- 22.30 (Semi Final)

Sunday August 12th
Time:- 15.15 (Final)