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Lowestoft mother-of-three, boxer Charley Davison, out of Tokyo Olympics after 5-0 defeat to China's Yuan Chang




A Suffolk mother, who made it into the boxing Round of 16 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, has lost out on a medal after losing her fight this morning.

Lowestoft resident Charley-Sian Davison sealed a 5-0 win against Moroccan opponent Rabab Cheddar in the Women's Flyweight Round of 32 fight on Sunday, placing her in today's Round of 16 match.

Today's fight, however, saw Charley face China's Yuan Chang, who beat her 5-0 in a unanimous decision by judges.

Charley Davison has lost out on an Olympic medal after losing her fight this morning.
Charley Davison has lost out on an Olympic medal after losing her fight this morning.

The 27-year-old mother-of-three, who trained at Attleborough Boxing Club, began boxing when she was eight years old in her hometown of Lowestoft, initially training with her father on pads at home.

She took a break from the sport aged 19 to start her family and, seven years later, returned to the ring, qualifying for the GB Boxing team.

Throughout Charley's Olympic journey, the Lowestoft community have been firmly behind her with 'Team Charley Davison' posters popping up around the town and many posting messages of support on social media.

Charley will soon return home from Tokyo to her proud family and three young children.

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