Team Ireland arrived in India overnight ahead of the start of the 2018 AIBA World Elite Women’s Championships.

Boxing begins Thursday at the Indira Ghandi Stadium, pictured above, in New Delhi.

72 nations are registered to participate in the 10th edition of the tournament.

The squad are ready for action, according to Grainne Walsh on social media.

“All the hard work has been completed, looking forward to getting started and chasing my dream.”

New Delhi is five and a half hours ahead of Ireland. Temperatures average 25 degrees around this time of year in the Indian city.

Schedule of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi

November 13-14 – Sport Entries Check
November 14 – Technical Meeting
November 14 – Official Draw
November 15 – Opening Ceremony
November 15 – Preliminaries
November 16 – Preliminaries
November 17 – Preliminaries
November 18 – Preliminaries
November 19 – Preliminaries
November 20 – Quarter-finals
November 21 – Rest Day
November 22 – Semi-finals
November 23 – Semi-finals
November 24 – Finals
November 25 – Departure of the delegations

Irish squad

51kg Ceire Smith (Virginia)
57kg Michaela Walsh (Monkstown)
60kg Kellie Harrington (St Mary’s)
64kg Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan)
69kh Grainne Walsh (Sparticus)
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea)

Team manager: Bernard Dunne

Coaches: Zaur Antia & Dmitry Dimitruk

Physio: Muireann Harte