Biography:

• Won 75kg bronze at the 2019 World Championships
• Won 75kg silver at the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, receiving an upgrade from bronze following a doping disqualification for her semifinal opponent
• Won gold at the 2017 Pan American Championships, her first career senior-level international tournament
• Won bronze at the 2018 Commonwealth Games; only defeated in the tournament by the eventual gold medalist, Welsh boxer Lauren Price
• Won 75kg gold at the prestigious 2019 Copa Independencia, an annual Dominican tournament that marks the beginning of the boxing year in the Americas
• Fractured her nose twice in the months leading up to the 2018 World Championships, forcing her to avoid contact for eight weeks

A Little More About Tammara

Getting into the Sport: Took up boxing at age 9 because her father and brother were attending a class for fun… Began competing at age 12… Was inspired to compete for Canada while watching the first women’s Olympic boxing competition at London 2012… Outside Interests: Studying Linguistics at Concordia University… Enjoys reading, singing, and hiking during her time off… Odds and Ends: Collects snow globes from different places she travels… Brings her stuffed teddy bear Groot to every tournament… Favourite Motto: Have fun, and kick butt