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Khalid Yafai (1989-), Olympic boxer
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Khalid Yafai, the son of Yemeni parents, has been a member of the GB Boxing team since he was sixteen and is the first Englishman to win the World Cadet Title (2005). Yafai competed in the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 but lost his chance to compete at the London 2012 Olympic Games in a box off against fellow flyweight Andrew Selby. He is now a professional boxer.