Canadian boxer Tammara Thibault, who won the gold medal at the 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul last week, will lead Team Canada at the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

On Thursday, Boxing Canada announced the six athletes (two women, four men) who will represent Canada from July 28 to August 8 in Birmingham, England.

Thibault, of Regina, won last Friday’s middleweight (70-75 kg) final over Ateina Baylon of Panama (4:1).

The 25-year-old is the only member of Team Canada’s boxing team to win a bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Thibault finished fifth in his first Olympics in Tokyo-2020.

Priyanka Dhillon, who joins Tibio on the women’s side, won a bronze medal at the 2022 AMBC Continental Championships, representing Canada for the first time.

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Gold for Canadian Thibaut at the IBA World Boxing Championships

Regina’s Tammara Thibault defeated Ateina Bailon of Panama at the IBA World Championships in Istanbul on Friday.

By Men, Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh, Wyatt Sanford, Kevin Beausejour, and Jerome Feudzio all won bronze at the 2022 Continental Championships.

Sanford, of Kennettcook, N.Y., is looking for redemption after a first-round exit at Tokyo 2020.

The boxing tournament will be held at NEC Hall 9 with 14 events in men’s and women’s divisions.

Team Canada:

  • Tammara Thibo, 75 kg – women – Shawinigan, QC
  • Priyanka Dhillon, 48 kg – Women – Winnipeg
  • Keoma-Ali Al-Ahmadieh, 57 kg – Men – Montreal
  • Wyatt Sanford, 63.5 kg – Men – Kenneth Cook, NC
  • Keven Beausejour, 80 kg – Men – Montreal
  • Jerome Feudzio, 92+ kg – Men – Montreal

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