Jackson Woods

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Jackson Woods
Personal information
Full name Jackson Woods
Nationality  Australia
Born (1993-02-01) 1 February 1993 (age 24)
Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Flyweight
Club Latrobe Boxing Club

Jackson Woods (born 1 February 1993 in Latrobe, Tasmania) is an amateur boxer who has represented Australia at the World Youth Games and Commonwealth Youth Games. He was selected for the 2012 Summer Olympics in the flyweight division.[1]

Woods began boxing in 2006 and won the Tasmanian junior title that same year. He has appeared at the Australian titles every year since then. In 2010, he won the Australian title, earning him a trip to the World Youth Games in Baku where he made the quarter finals. In 2011, he went to the Commonwealth Youth Games on the Isle of Man where he won a silver medal in his weight class.[2] In 2012, he stepped up to senior level winning both the Australian and Oceania titles and earning a place at the London Olympics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 Australian Olympic Team: Jackson Woods". Australian Olympic Committee. 
  2. ^ "Commonwealth Youth Games 2011 - Boxing - Flyweight Men". cyg2011results.com. September 2011.