Olympic dream Davis aims for Games af­ter GB chance

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

CHEL­TENHAM boxer Kerry Davis has re­cently joined the Great Bri­tain box­ing team in the mid­dleweight di­vi­sion.

She is a mem­ber of the women’s de­vel­op­ment squad and through­out 2019 will be work­ing to make her way up to podium po­ten­tial, then onto podium.

Davis has been ac­cepted onto the squad to make her way to­wards the 2024 Olympic Games - and if the op­por­tu­nity arises she could com­pete in 2020.

The 21-year-old used to box for a few clubs in Chel­tenham, start­ing out at the Chel­tenham Box­ing Acad­emy un­der Pat Lewis.

She moved to Chel­tenham KO Box­ing Acad­emy un­der Si­mon Lewis, which is where her box­ing ca­reer re­ally took off, rep­re­sent­ing Chel­tenham KO and fight­ing for Eng­land nu­mer­ous times and win­ning seven cham­pi­onship ti­tles.

This in­cluded fights in Eng­land, Ire­land and Swe­den and her cur­rent record stands at 28 fights with 23 wins and five de­feats.

Davis still lives in Chel­tenham but she boxes for Heart of Portsmouth Box­ing Acad­emy un­der Quin­ton Shilling­ford and for Team GB.

Chel­tenham boxer Kerry Davis

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