YAFAI Khalid < Back  
Sport Boxing
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 11 Jun 1989 in Birmingham, ENG
Height1.64 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Birmingham, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started boxing at the age of nine.
Club / Team Birmingham City ABC: Birmingham, ENG
Name of coach Frank O'Sullivan
General Interest
Nicknames Kool. (independent.co.uk, 09 Mar 2008)
Memorable sporting achievement Qualifying for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. (telegraph.uk 26/06/08)
Hero / Idol Professional world boxing champions Naseem Hamed, Floyd Mayweather and Sugar Ray Robinson. (telegraph.uk, 26 Jun 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Train hard, fight easy," and "Skills pays the bills." (telegraph.uk, 26 Jun 2008)
Awards and honours In 2005 he became the first British winner of a title at the World Cadet Championships. (sportinglife.com, 13 Jun 2008)
Famous relatives His brother Gamal is also a boxer, (olympics.org.uk, 18 Aug 2010)