EVANS Kevin < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA Wales   
Gender Men
Born 17 Sep 1976 in Carmarthen, WAL
Height1.90 m
Weight 96 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Languages Welsh
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport? My brother boxed, and I was jealous of him winning trophies and being in the paper so I copied him.
General Interest
Hobbies Reading, DIY, soul music and playing the harmonica. (NOC, 11 Aug 2000)
Memorable sporting achievement My most memorable achievement was winning a bronze medal in the World Championships in Texas in 1999. (NOC, 11 Aug 2000)
Most influential person in career My family. (NOC, 11 Aug 2000)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs I always pray in the ring before every fight. (NOC, 11 Aug 2000)
Awards and honours Remains the only British boxer to medal at three seperate Commonwealth Games [Kuala Lumpur in 1998, Manchester in 2002 and in Melbourne, 2006]. (walesonline.co.uk, 24 Aug 2010)
Other sports Played rugby for Welsh U19 team. (NOC, 11 Aug 2000)
Other information COMEBACK
Came out of retirement to compete at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. (walesonline.co.uk, 24 Aug 2010)