Everything you need to know about, Charlie Senior, An Australian Olympian Boxer

Charlie Senior, 22, is an Australian boxer who has won three national youth titles. In 2019, he took home the Elite Australian featherweight (57kg) title. At the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, the Solomon Islands, he won a gold medal, which qualified him for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Charlie Senior qualifies for the Paris Olympics 2024

Charlie Senior made it to the 2024 Paris Olympics. He was able to qualify for the Olympics by winning the gold medal at the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands. In the 50kg weight category, Charlie won against David Rounds in the quarterfinal round. a

Then he won against Alex Mukuka in the semifinal round. In the final match held at Friendship Hall in Honiara, Charlie won against Allan Oaike. By beating Allan Oaike from Papua New Guinea in the final match, with all judges giving him the victory, Charlie secured his spot to compete at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Charlie Senior Family and Personal Life

Charlie Senior was born on October 20, 2001, in Bradford, Yorkshire, United Kingdom. His mom’s name is Carla Senior Mcdonald and his dad’s name is Danny. He has one sister named Jada.

Charlie Senior Parents
Image: Charlie Senior Parents Photo (Source: Charlie’s Facebook)

When Charlie was two years old, his whole family moved to Butler, Western Australia, Australia, which is where he currently lives. Charlie is 5 feet 10 inches (178cm) tall. The boxing gym where he trained as a junior and senior is called Lacey’s Boxing Gym.

Charlie Senior Girlfriend Lara
Image: Charlie Senior with his Girlfriend Lora (Source: Lora’s Instagram)

His girlfriend is Lora King, who works as a cosmetic injector and content creator.

Starting of Charlie’s Boxing Career

Charlie first got interested in boxing at age 11. He noticed a boxing gym next door to the dance studio he was attending at the time. He decided to try out boxing instead of dancing.

In 2014, he beat Darcy Hommel at the Western Australian Novice Championships in the 30 Kilos category and also beat Zach Torissi at the Golden Gloves tournament in the same 30 Kilos category. In 2015, he took part in a 30-kilo category tournament held at the Croatian Club in North Fremantle, where he defeated Justin Chaisty. That same year, he beat Justin Chaisty again at the Western Australian State Championships in the 30kgs category, becoming the champion. He also won the Australian National Championships held at Paradise Point Bowls Club in Gold Coast by beating Tyler Harrington.

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In 2016, he defeated Tyler Harrington once more at the Australian Youth & Junior National Championships at Paradise Point Bowls Club in Gold Coast, in the 30kgs category. He had also beaten Sean Rae that year. In 2017, he won the Australian Youth & Junior National Championships Juniors held at Magic Millions Complex in Adelaide by beating Jarrod Kosorukow in the 40kgs category. He also beat Yusuf Chothia at the Western Australian State Championships in the 50kgs category that same year.

In 2018, he lost four tournament matches but won one against Charlie Bell in the 50kgs category. Some of his participations were at the Western Australian State Championships and the Australian Youth & Junior National Championships, all in the 50kgs category. In 2019, he beat Adrian Jay at the Western Australian State Championships in the 50kgs category. He also defeated Connor Read at the Olympic Qualifiers at Whitehorse Club in Melbourne.

Charlie Senior Recent Years and Olympics

In 2020, he won the Golden Gloves tournament Youth held at the Croatian Club in North Fremantle by beating Idris Jelle in the 50kgs category. He had also defeated Darren Lopez that same year. However, Charlie lost against Van Duong Nguyen at a tournament held at Prince Hamza Hall in Amman.

In 2021, he took part in two fights. He defeated Ben Innes in the 50kgs category at a tournament held at Queens Park Theatre in Geraldton. In the other match, he lost against Fred Zziwa at the Western Australia versus South Australia event in the 60kgs category.

In 2022, he beat John Cuesta, John Deluke, and Emmanuel Shemeza at the 2022 Australian Selection Trials held at Whitehorse Club in Melbourne in the 50kgs category. He also defeated Alex Mukuka at the New Zealand vs Australia event held at ABA Stadium in Auckland, also in the 50kgs category. He defeated Jerald Paule in the semi-finals of the 2022 Elite Australian Championships held at Dom Polski Centre in Adelaide.

In 2023, he beat Cheng Wei Lee at a tournament held at Humo Arena in Tashkent in the 50kgs category. He also won the 2023 Pacific Games – Olympic Qualifiers by defeating David Rounds in the quarter-finals, Alex Mukuka in the semi-finals, and Allan Oaike in the finals, which was held at Friendship Hall in Honiara in the 50kgs category.

In 2024, he defeated Ramon Conceicao at the Canberra International (Dual Matches Australia-Brazil) held at AIS Combat Centre in Canberra in the 50kgs category, but in the same tournament, Charlie was defeated by Ramon Conceicao.

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