Kurt Walker meets Canada’s Robin Basran in the last 16 of the World Elites at approximately 3.15pm tomorrow in Ekaterinburg, Russia.
Both men are slated to fight in the 2nd bout in the evening session in ring B.
The contest is a repeat of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-final which Walker won in Gold Coast, Australia.
Current European champion Walker, the No. 6 seed at the 20th edition of the tournament, beat Columbia’s David Avila en route to the last 16.
Michael Nevin and Aidan Walsh were unlucky to bow out on 3-2 split decisions this afternoon.
2019 World Elite Men’s Championships Ekaterinburg, Russia
57kg Kurt Walker (Ireland) v Robin Basran (Canada)
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