Boxer Evans ruled out of Commonwealth Games

Glasgow: Olympic medallist Fred Evans was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games boxing event on Tuesday after being refused accreditation following checks by the British Home Office and Games officials.

Welsh welterweight Evans, 23, a silver medal-winner at the London 2012 Olympic Games, did not travel to Glasgow with the Wales team, said British media reports.

No explanation for his refused accreditation was given.

The men’s welterweight boxing competition begins on Friday.

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