Kurt Walker will face Mongolian southpaw Tsendbaater Erdenebat for at least bronze in the quarter-finals of the World Elites in Ekaterinburg, Russia tomorrow.
The Antriam feather, who beat Canada’s Robin Basran today, and Erdenebat will be in the ring at 3pm (Irish time) in the first contest in the 2nd session in Ring B.
Uzbekistan’s Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov and Kazakhstan’s Kairat Yraliyev meet in the corresponding bout.
All of the top seeds from 1 to 8 are throught to the last eight in the 57kg class.
2019 World Elite Men’s Championships Ekaterinburg, Russia
57kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Tsendbaater Erdenebat (Mongolia)
57kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) beat Robin Basran (Canada) 5-0
69kg Aidan Walsh (Ireland) lost to Pat McCormack (England) 2-3
75kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) lost to Gleb Bakshi (Russia) 2-3
57kg Kurt Walker beat David Avila (Columbia) 4-1
91kg Kiril Afanasev (Ireland) lost to Radoslav Panaleev (Bulgaria)1-4
75kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) beat Vytautas Balsys (Lithuania) 5-0
69kg Aidan Walsh (Ireland) beat Miroslav Kapuler-Cishchenko (Israel) 4-1
52kg Regan Buckley (Ireland) lost to Aldoms Suquor (Indonesia) 2-3
63kg Wayne Kelly (Ireland) lost to Matthew Alexander (Trinidad & Tobago) 2-3
81kg Kane Tucker (Ireland) lost to Erkin Adylbek (Kyrgyzstan) 0-5
91kg Kiril Afanasev (Ireland) beat Austin Aokuso (Australia) 5-0
75kg Michael Nevin (Ireland) beat Andre1 Vreme (Moldova) 5-0
52kg: Regan Buckley (St Teresa’s)
57kg: Kurt Walker (Canal)
63kg: Wayne Kelly (Portlaoise)
69kg: Aidan Walsh (Monkstown)
75kg: Michael Nevin (Portlaoise)
81kg: Kane Tucker (Emerald)
91kg: Kiril Afanasev (Smithfield)
High-Performance Director: Bernard Dunne
Head coach: Zaur Antia
Coaches: John Conlan and Eoin Pluck