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Great Britain Olympic Boxing

Joe Joyce (right) wins Britain's last Olympic medal of the Rio games, silver in the super-heavyweight boxing. 21st August 2016

The birth hour of boxing as a sport may be its acceptance as an Olympic game as early as 688 BC. Modern boxing evolved in Europe, particularly Great Britain.

Anthony Ogogo of Great Britain vs Yevgen Khytrov of Ukraine, the men's Middle (75kg) Boxing, London 2012. - Shame on the judging, the unworthy amateur Boxing at the Motherland of Boxing

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from Telegraph.co.uk

The 50 best images of the London 2012 Olympic Games

Anthony Joshua (L) of Great Britain exchanges punches with Roberto Cammarelle (R) of Italy during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Boxing final bout.

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Anthony Joshua (L) of Great Britain exchanges punches with Roberto Cammarelle (R) of Italy during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Boxing final bout.

Nicola Adams, one of the first three women to represent Britain in flyweight boxing. Nicola and Claudia have been enjoying exchanges on twitter