Lauren Price (Boxer), you must have recognized her, but if not then she is a Welsh amateur boxer. She came to the highlight recently after she won the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics against the Chinese boxer, Li Qian. Further, the Welsh boxer is also a former kickboxer and footballer.
Besides, she had won the bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. It made her the first Welsh woman to win a Commonwealth Games boxing medal. Four years later in 2018, she won the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games followed by the 2019 World Championships. Let us scroll over to know more information on the boxer.
Caption: Lauren Price (Boxer)
Lauren Price (Boxer): Bio, Family, Career
The veteran athlete was born on 25 June 1994Newport, Wales. She has not provided information on her parents but it reported that her parents had left her in the care of foster parents. Later, her grandparents took her and raised her in Ystrad Mynach, Caerphilly. Also, they encouraged Price to make her career in Kickboxing.
She began to have a keen interest in football, kickboxing, and netball since the age of ten. At the age of 13, she had won the silver medal at a World Championship, held in Athen in 2007. Regarding her education, she attended Heolddu Comprehensive School in Bargoed. She later studied at the University of South Wales receiving a Foundation Degree in Football Coaching and Development.
She was also a part of the Cardiff City FC Women of the club’s under-16. She along with the team had won the inaugural Welsh Premier Women’s Football League title during the 2012–13 season. Following that, she was named the Football Association of Wales Club Player of the year and others. She had also debuted her international career captaining her Wales team at the under-19 level in 2012 against the Republic of Ireland.
Apart from that, she had started her boxing career in her teenage year. After being inspired by British fighter Nicola Adams win gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. she entered the Women’s European and Youth World Championships after winning a bronze medal. She also became the first Welsh woman to win a gold medal in boxing in 2018 defeating Caitlin Parker.
Price was chosen to compete in the 2019 European Games in Minsk, Belarus, in May 2019, and won the gold medal. Recently, she won a gold medal against Li Qian of China in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Lauren Price (Boxer): Personal Life & Partner
Coming over to her love life, it is unclear whether she is in a relationship or not, however, she has not married yet. Further, she speculated on having a relationship with her partner, Karriss Artingstall. Karriss is an English amateur boxer who won a bronze medal at the 2020 Olympics. But it is not confirmed by her that she is dating the featherweight amateur boxer or not.
Moreover, she has also not confirmed her sexual preferences pubically. Or it might be that they are very close to each other so they are speculated of having some romance. Also, she has not provided information on her previous boyfriend or dating history. Anyway, she prefers to keep her personal affairs up to herself and likes to spend quality time with her family.
Caption: Lauren Price and boxing partner/friend Karriss.
Lauren Price (Boxer): Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Coming over to her earning, she surely is amassing a good amount of money from her career as an athlete. Though there is no exact information on her earning, she came in the highlight after she won gold medals in the 2019 European Games and 2020 Summer Olympics. Therefore, she might have an estimated net worth of above $1 million.
Lauren Price (Boxer): Body Measurements
The athlete has a strong body figure that stands to a height of 5 feet 51⁄2 inches or 1.66 meters. No information on the exact weight of the boxer nor body measurements of chest or waist. She has blonde hair color and olive green eyes color.