In the delayed Tokyo Olympics in 2021, Galal went one better than his brothers, claiming gold after defeating Carlo Paalam of the Philippines.
Then came Tokyo in 2021 and afterwards he signalled his intentions to turn pro.
Yafai told talkSPORT Fight Night: “Definitely, I wanna be a world champion man.
“Even before the Olympics I was dying to go pro."
Gold in Tokoyo
He followed it up with wins against Zambia's Patrick Chinyemba and Cuba's Yosvany Veitia.
Gold on the Gold Coast
Before Tokyo, not surprisingly Yafai rates his trip Down Under as his best experience in boxing to date.
One judge made it a draw, while the Chinese official, somewhat kindly, awarded the contest 29-28 to the Indian.