Lowestoft boxer Charley Davison’s Olympic medal chase - how it could unfold

Lowestoft boxer Charley Davison during the kitting out session for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 at the Bi

Lowestoft boxer Charley Davison during the kitting out session for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 at the Birmingham NEC - Credit: PA

Lowestoft's boxing star Charley Davison will return to action tomorrow morning (Thursday) at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

The 27-year-old mother of three - who has her sights set on gold at the world's leading sporting spectacle - is competing for Team GB in the women's flyweight boxing category.

Charley Davison (right) with fellow Team GB squad members.

Charley Davison (right) with fellow Team GB squad members, Karriss Artingstall, Lauren Price and Caroline Dubois at the airport. - Credit: GB Boxing

After making her Olympic debut on Sunday, July 25, Davison laid down a marker for the rest of the competition with a unanimous 5-0 points destruction of Morocco’s Rabab Cheddar.

Morrocco's Rabab Cheddar, right, exchanges punches with Britains' Charley-Sian Davison during their

Charley Davison eased into the last 16 with a win over Morocco's Rabab Cheddar. - Credit: AP

Charley is now scheduled to box at 11.54am on Thursday, July 29, - the final bout of tomorrow at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo - as she faces the number two seed from China, Yuan Chang, who had a bye in the last 32.

This last 16 bout is set to be televised on BBC or interactive on the red button, on Eurosport, or via The Discovery+ App which is available via mobile devices, tablets, smart TVs and laptops/computers.

If Charley wins, she is scheduled to next be in action against either the Bulgarian or USA fighter in the quarter finals on Sunday, August 1, at 9.15am. 

The semi finals will then take place next Wednesday, August 4 - where the losers would be awarded bronze medals - before the final is held on Saturday, August 7.

Anthony Ogogo and Charley Davison in 2011.

Anthony Ogogo and Charley Davison in 2011. - Credit: Mick Howes


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