Team Ireland claimed three wins on day three of the IBA Women’s World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.
Tokyo Olympian, 57kg Michaela Walsh, received a by, and took on USA’s Amelia Moore in the Women’s Featherweight Round of 32. It was a close and testy bout, but the Irish woman came out the unanimous decision victor – 30:27, 29:28, 29:28, 30: 27, 29:28
Amy Broadhurst, competing at 63kg, took on Croatia’s Sara Beram in bout 9 of Ring A’s afternoon session. Amy was dominant throughout the bout, also claiming a UD. 29:28, 30:25, 30:27,30:27, 30:27
Two bouts later, in the same ring and session, 75kg Aoife O’Rourke made her tournament debut against Naomi Melissa Graham of the USA. This was a very close bout, throughout, and the 4-1 split decision went to the American boxer. 29:28, 28:29, 30:27,30:27,30:27.
Carly McNaul, contesting at 52kg, opened proceedings in bout 1 of Ring A’s evening session against Burundi’s Ornella Havyarimana. The Irish boxer was dominant from the first bell, and her opponent received two standing counts during the bout, in round 2 and round 3. 30:24, 30:25.
Carly McNaul, contesting at 52kg, opened proceedings in bout 1 of Ring A’s evening session against Burundi’s Ornella Havyarimana. The Irish boxer was dominant from the first bell, and her opponent received two standing counts during the bout, in round 2 and round 3. 30:24, 30:25, 30:25,30:25,30:25
Niamh Fay received a by, and meets Modestine Munga Zalia of the Democratic Republic of Congo in Thursday’s afternoon session, in the bantamweight Round of 32. That contest is bout 6 in Ring A’s afternoon session.
50kg, Caitlin Fryers will make her tournament debut tomorrow, in the first bout in Ring B’s afternoon session. She contests against South Africa’s Thandolwethu T. Mathiba.
Kaci Rock, 66kg, begins her campaign in bout 15 of Ring B’s evening session – she boxes Austeja Auciute of Lithuania.
Day Four Programme:
Watch Day Four:
Ring A, afternoon session
Ring B, afternoon session
Ring A, evening session
Ring B, evening session.
Team Ireland Squad
48kg Shannon Sweeney, St.Anne’ BCs, Mayo
50kg Caitlin Fryers, Immaculata BC, Belfast
52kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Road BC, Belfast
54kg Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal, Dublin
57kg: Michaela Walsh: Emerald BC, Belfast
63kg Amy Broadhurst: St.Bronagh’s ABC, Rostrevor
66kg Kaci Rock, Enniskerry BC, Wicklow
70kg Lisa O’Rourke, Olympic BC, Galway
75kg Aoife O’Rourke: Olympic BC, Galway
Sinan Erdem Dome in Istanbul, Turkey
May 6th to 21st.
Draws for each Team Ireland boxer are here
Day One results are here
Day Two results are here
Session 3A results:
Session 3 B results
Session 4A results
Session 4B results