3 wins from 3 for Team Ireland on the opening day of World Juniors.

Team Ireland made it 3 wins from 3 on the opening day of the World Junior Championships in Yerevan, Armenia.

In all,  345 boxers from 51 countries are contesting the tournament, the first of its kind in 8 years. 11 of those boxers are Team Ireland athletes – one of whom, 63Kg Siofra Lawless of Four Kings BC, has at least a bronze medal by virtue of the draw.

52Kg Christian Doyle opened Team Ireland’s World Juniors campaign, contesting against  Surendrasingh Sahil Broad of India in Ring B’s Bout 5. Christian was dominant throughout, and came away with the 5-0 decision. Judges scored the bout 29:27, 29:27; 29:27, 30:26, 29:27.

57Kg Patrick Kelly  opened his tournament in Ring A’s Bout 8, against Mexico’s Edgar Cornejo Pinacho. He recorded Ireland’s second UD of the day, on a score-line of 27: 30, 27:30, 27:30, 28:29, 27: 30. In the same Ring, 6 bouts later, 63Kg John Donoghue contested against Amirmohamma Rostampour of Iran – and won the third 5-0 decision of the day – 30:27, 30:27, 30: 27, 30: 27, 30:27.

There are no Team Ireland boxers contesting on the second day of the tournament.

Watch Live – Day Two.

Day Two, Ring A


Day Two, Ring B

Team Ireland

48Kg Lauren Crinnion, Fr Horgan’s

52Kg Grace Conway, Treadagh BC

54Kg Tegan Farrelly, Dunboyne BC

60Kg Robyn Wolverson, Docklands BC

63Kg Siofra Lawless, Four Kings BC

70Kg Mary McDonagh, Sliabh Luachra BC

48Kg Aaron Keogh, Drimnagh BC

52Kg Christian Doyle, Team Doyle BC

57Kg Patrick Kelly, Kilmyshall BC

63Kg John Donoghue Olympic, Mullingar BC

70Kg Alex Noonan Carmody, Riverstown BC

Team Manager

Anna Moore


Brian Barry

Garry Kehoe

Amanda Spencer


Men’s and Women’s draws, in all weight categories, are available here:

Boxing2023 – IBA Junior World Boxing Championships Draw Sheets

Session 1A results
Session 1B results