Wales’ Commonwealth and Empire Games gold medallists

Howard Winstone's statue in Merthyr Tydfil

Howard Winstone’s statue in Merthyr Tydfil

A full list of Welsh boxers who have won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games (formerly the Empire Games), named in chronological order.

Denis Reardon:
1938, Sydney – middleweight
Note: This was Wales’ first Empire Games gold in any sport

Howard Winstone:
1958, Cardiff – bantamweight

Jamie Arthur:
2002, Manchester Рlightweight

Sean McGoldrick:
2010, Delhi – bantamweight
Note: McGoldrick lost to Manju Wanniarachchi in the final, but was awarded gold after his opponent failed a drugs test

*Swansea’s Neville Meade won heavyweight gold at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, but he was representing England

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