Dean Clancy and Dearbhla Rooney box off for bronze at the Olympic Youth Games in Buenos Aires today.
Clancy meets Brazilian flyweight Luiz de Oliviera at approximately 5.15pm (Irish time) this afternoon and Rooney will be in the ring versus New Zealand feather Te Shelford-Edmonds at approximately 7.15pm (Irish time) tonight.
The Sligo and Leitraim pair won their quarter-final bouts in Buenos Aires this week but lost out in their bids to reach the 52kg and 57kg finals yesterday.
Please click here for today’s boxing program.
Irish coach Dmitry Dimitruc is working Ireland’s corner in Buenos Aires.
Youth Olympics 2018
52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) beat Hichen Maouche (Algeria) 5-0
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) beat Linda Martinez (USA) 5-0
75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) lost to Anastasia Shamonova (Russia) 0-5
52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) lost to Ivan Price (England) 0-5
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) lost to Panpatchara Somnuek (Thailand) 1-4
Bronze medal Box Offs
52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Luiz de Olivera Brazil)
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) v Te Shelford- Edmonds (New Zealand)
TEAM IRELAND YOUTH OLYMPIC BUENOS AIRES 2018
Miriam Daly (400m Hurdles), Sophie Meredith (Long Jump), Miranda Tcheutchoua (Hammer)
Nhat Nguyen (Men’s Singles)
Dean Clancy (Flyweight, Ballinacarrow BC), Lauren Kelly (Middleweight, St Brigid’s BC Edenderry), Dearbhla Rooney (Featherweight, Sean McDermott BC)
Tanya Watson (10m Platform)
Sean McCarthy Crean (+68kg)
Lauren Crowley Walsh (Women’s Individual, Mixed Team), David Kitt (Men’s Individual, Mixed Team)
Emma Slevin (Women’s Artistic Programme)
Niamh Coyne (50, 100, 200 breaststroke), Mona McSharry (50, 100, 200 breaststroke, 50 freestyle), Robert Powell (50, 100 freestyle, 50 butterfly)
Georgia Drummy (Women’s Singles)