A fearless boxer with a renowned punch and skills to match,
Evans' potential was recognised early in his boxing career, after
several impressive international performances at junior level. His
achievements include gold in the European Cadet Championships in
Hungary in 2007.
In 2008 he was one of only three boxing prospects the British
Olympic Association flew out to Beijing during the Olympic Games,
as part of their Olympic Ambition Scheme. He travelled to Delhi for
the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Jim Davison, Development squad coach describes Fred as: "A
courageous, very talented and experienced boxer who is more than
holding his own on the development squad, and on the fringe of
breaking through to Podium."
His career highlight to date is winning gold at the European
Championships in June 2011. Together with fellow Andrew Selby, they
became the first Welshmen to become European Champions in 86
Ranked 6th in the world, Evans became the first boxer
to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games by reaching the
quarter finals at the 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships in
The 21 year-old added another medal to his collection by winning
the gold at the Strandja Cup in February 2012.
In 2012, Fred was selected for his first Olympic Games and he
won silver - Wales' seventh medal - after meeting
Kazakhstan's Serik Sapiyev in the final.
His club coach is Tony Borg.