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Olympic Information


Recent Performances

  • 1st (U/52kg) - 2012 Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament (Canberra, Australia)
  • 1st (U/52kg) - 2012 Australian Championships (Hobart, Australia)
  • 2nd (U/52kg) - 2011 Youth Commonwealth Games (Isle of Man, UK)
  • 1st (U/19 U/52kg) - 2011 Australian Championships (Melbourne, Australia)

Career Highlights

  • Winning the silver medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man, 2011.
  • Qualifying for the London 2012 Olympics after winning the Oceania title in Canberra, 2012.
  • Making the quarterfinals after winning the first three fights at the World Youth Championships in Baku, 2010.

Interesting Facts

  • Following wins in the 2006 and 2007 Tasmanian titles, Jackson Woods has not been challenged at his weight division for the Tasmanian title and subsequently has made each of the Australian titles since.
  • Woods won his first Australian U/17 title in 2008 in the U/44kg division. He returned in 2009 in the U/50kg division but lost on a count back.
  • After taking out the Australian selection, Woods made it through to the final eight of the 2010 World Youth Championships in Baku. After three solid wins in his opening bouts, Woods was knocked out in the quarterfinals.
  • Woods claimed the 2011 U/19 Australian U/52kg title and went on to win the Youth Commonwealth Games silver medal.
  • In his first year in the senior division, Woods won the 2012 Australian U/52kg title. He qualified for his first Olympic Games after taking out the U/52kg Oceania title in Canberra.


Years on national team



Craig Woods (2005 - current)

Primary Training Base

Latrobe, Australia

Secondary Training Base

Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra


Latrobe Boxing Club (TAS, Australia)


Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra



Latrobe Primary School (TAS, Australia)


Latrobe High School (TAS, Australia)

Boxing Team

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