Irish squad in Germany


Team Ireland are putting the finishing touches to their preparations for the World Women’s Elite Championships in India in Germany.

The six-strong team are training with the host nation, Greece, Great Britain, Sweden and USA at the German Olympic and Paralympic Sport Centre in Kienbaum, about 35km east of Berlin.

The panel are into their third day at the camp ahead of the start of the World Championships which begin in New Delhi on November 15.

Seeding will be in operation at the 10th edition of the tournament.

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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)

Coaches: Zaur Antia & Dmitry Dimitruk