Ken Okungbowa


Ireland’s five-strong squad arrived in Ukraine today ahead of the Elite Semen Trestin Memorial.

Boxing begins in Odessa at 1pm (Irish time) tomorrow after the general weigh-in and draw.

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12 nations will compete at the 23rd edition of the tournament in the eight Olympic limits for men.

Tournament schedule

July 9, 2019 – 3pm, 5,30pm Preliminary
July 10, 2019 – 2pm Preliminary
July 11, 2019 – 2pm Preliminary
July 12, 2019 – 3pm Semi-finals
July 13, 2019 – 3pm Finals

(Local times apply above, Odessa is two hours ahead of Ireland)

Weight Classification – 52 kg, 57 kg, 63 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg, 81 kg, 91 kg, +91 kg


Irish squad

63kg Wayne Kelly (Portlaoise)
69kg Aidan Walsh (Monkstown)
75kg Emmet Brennan (Glasnevin)
81kg Tommy Hyde (Mayfield)
91kg Ken Okungbowa (Athlone)

Coaches: Eoin Pluck and Jimmy Halpin