Alanna Nihell

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Alanna Nihell
Weight(s) Lightweight
BornAlanna Audley-Murphy
(1985-10-14) 14 October 1985 (age 35)
Belfast, Northern Ireland

Alanna Nihell ( née  Audley-Murphy; born 14 October 1985) [1] is a Northern Irish amateur boxer.

Nihell competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Games where she won a bronze medal in the women's lightweight event. [2] She also competed in 2018. [3]

She joined the army and served in the 27th regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps [4] where she met her husband, Chez Nihell, who is a professional boxer. [5]

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  1. "Glasgow 2014 - Alanna Audley-Murphy Profile". Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  2. "Alanna Audley-Murphy | Commonwealth Games Federation". Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  3. "Boxing | Athlete Profile: Alanna NIHELL - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games". Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  4. "British Army Boxers Hope New Year Successes Can Boost Medal Hopes". Forces Network. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  5. Davies, Gareth A. (17 February 2019). "'I will be there with him, taking every blow': Champion amateur Alanna Nihell on being corner woman for husband Chez's pro debut". The Telegraph. Retrieved 24 October 2020.