Paddy Barnes, appearing in his third successive Olympics, will be in action at approximately 3:45pm this afternoon (Irish time) at the Rio Olympics.
The Belfast light-fly meets Samuel Carmona of Spain for a place in the last-eight of the competition.
Rogen Ladon of the Philippines and Columbia’s Herney Martinez meet in the corresponding last 16 bout.
Steven Donnelly and David Oliver Joyce got Ireland off to an excellent start with two wins yesterday at the Pavilion 6 venue for boxing at the 31st Olympiad yesterday.
Please see below attachment for today’s schedule.
Irish Draw Rio Olympics
August 7th (last 32)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) v Andrique Allisop (Seychelles) 3-0
69kg Steven Donnelly (Ireland) beat Zahir Kedache (Algeria) 3-0
August 8th (last 16)
49kg Paddy Barnes (Ireland) v Samuel Carmona (Spain)
60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) v Albert Selimov (Azerbaijan)
August 10th (last 16)
81kg Joe Ward (Ireland) v Andrea Mina (Ecuador)
August 11th (last 16)
69kg Steven Donnelly (Ireland) v Tuvshinbat Byamba (Mongolia)
August 12th (last 16)
75kg Michael O’Reilly (Ireland) v Uziel Rodriquez (Mexico) or Waheed Karawi (Iraq)
August 13th (last 32)
52kg Brendan Irvine (Ireland) v Shakhobidin Zoirov (Uzbekistan)
August 14th (last 16)
56kg Michael Conlan (Ireland) v Aram Avagyan (Armenia) or Arashi Mariska (Japan)
August 15th (Q/Finals)
60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) v Mira Potkonen (Finland) or Adriana Araujo (Brazil)
60kg (Lightweight) – Katie Taylor (Bray)
49kg (Light-flyweight) – Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)
52kg (Flyweight) – Brendan Irvine (St Paul’s)
56kg (Bantamweight) – Michael Conlan (Clonard)
60kg (Lightweight) – David Oliver Joyce (St Michael’s Athy & AIBA Pro Boxing)
69kg (Welterweight) – Steven Donnelly (All Saints)
75kg (Middleweight) – Michael O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
81kg (Light-heavyweight) – Joe Ward (Moate & AIBA Pro Boxing)
Team Manager: Joe Hennigan
Coaches: Zaur Antia, Eddie Bolger, John Conlan
Physio: Julianne Ryan
Sport Psychologist: Gerry Hussey