Team Ireland women have finished joint second in the European U22 Women’s Championship medals table.
Ireland holds that honour alongside Poland and Turkey; Italy top the table.
Team Ireland’s 9 women boxers are coming home from Croatia with four medals.
Two golds were clinched in yesterday’s finals by Team Co-Captain, 70kg Lisa O’Rourke, following a 4-1 split decision win over Daria Parada of Poland.
Ireland’s second gold came courtesy of 54kg Niamh Fay, a former European Youth champ, who won a unanimous decision victory over Sharon Prisco of Italy.
Team Ireland’s silver medal came courtesy of middleweight, Aoibhe Carabine.
The Mayo boxer, former European Youth gold medallist, contested her final against Ukrainian Karolina Makhno.
She put in a valiant performance, and won silver by virtue of a 5-0 decision in favour of her opponent.
Team Ireland’s 4th women’s medal is the bronze awarded to Wicklow boxer, Kaci Rock.
Kaci contested, and lost, her semi-final against German Stefanie Von Berge, who went on to claim gold in the weight.
Team Ireland women have finished 3rd in the over-all team rankings at the Europeans.
With four medals, and 9 boxers, the team claimed that place out of 24 participating nations having won 18 bouts, in all.
Turkey finished in first place, and Italy in second.
Team Ireland heavyweight, Jack Marley, is the last Irish boxer between the ropes at the tournament.
He contests his final, the last bout of the championships, against Roberto Lizzi of Italy. His is bout 6 of the evening session, at around 6.05pm, Irish time.
Team Ireland also has 2 bronze medals in the Men’s competition – bantamweight, Dylan Eagleson and Lightweight, Paul Loonam.
Their medals will be bestowed upon them this afternoon.
The Team Ireland squad is comprised of 18 boxers – 9 men and 9 women, and includes reigning 2022 IABA U22 Champions.
48kg Nicole Clyde
50kg Caitlin Fryers
52kg Daina Moorehouse
54kg Niamh Fay
57kg Zara Breslin
63kg Eve Woods
66kg Kaci Rock
70kg Lisa O’Rourke
75kg Aoibhe Carabine
48kg Padraig Downey
51kg Clepson De Santos
54kg Dylan Eagleson
57kg Jake Mc Mahon
60kg Paul Loonam
63kg Shamie Mc Donagh
67kg Barry O Connor
71kg Darragh Gilroy
92kg Jack Marley
The competition schedule and draw sheets for every Irish boxer are available here
Day One session results are here
Day Two session results are here
Day Three session results are here
Day Four session results are here
Day Five session results are here
Day Six session results are here
Day Seven session results are here
Day 8 session results are here
Women’s Final Results, Session One
Women’s Finals Results, session 2
European U22 Women’s Championship Medal Rankings:
European U22 Women’s Championship Team Rankings: