Please click see below attachment for Day 1 schedule at Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Boxing2018 – Youth Olympic Games Day1 Schedule
Boxing begins at 1pm and 6pm local time today. Argentina is four hours behind Ireland.
Dean Clancy and Lauren Kelly box in the afternoon session, with Clancy meeting Algerian flyweight Hichen Maouche in the first bout of the 2018 Games for athletes born in 2000/2001.
Kelly faces Russian middleweight Anastasia Shamonova in the evening session in the last contest on the afternoon program.
Dearbhla Rooney, meantime, will be the first Irishwoman to compete at the 57kg limit at an Olympic event in the Argentinian capital as feather has been added to the three existing Olympic weights – fly, light, middle – for females.
Rooney is in against Linda Martinez of the USA. Both women will be in the ring after midnight (Irish time) tonight.
Boxers reaching the semi-finals in Buenos Aires are not guaranteed bronze as the losing semi-finalists must box-off for a medal.
82 boxers from 38 countries weighed-in for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Youth Olympics 2018
52kg Dean Clancy (Ireland) v Hichen Maouche (Algeria)
57kg Dearbhla Rooney (Ireland) v Linda Martinez (USA)
75kg Lauren Kelly (Ireland) v Anastasia Shamonova (Russia)
Irish coach: Dmitry Dimitruk
TEAM IRELAND YOUTH OLYMPIC BUENOS AIRES 2018
Miriam Daly (400m Hurdles), Sophie Meredith (Long Jump), Miranda Tcheutchoua (Hammer)
Nhat Nguyen (Men’s Singles)
Dean Clancy (Flyweight, Ballinacarrow BC), Lauren Kelly (Middleweight, St Brigid’s BC Edenderry), Dearbhla Rooney (Featherweight, Sean McDermott BC)
Tanya Watson (10m Platform)
Sean McCarthy Crean (+68kg)
Lauren Crowley Walsh (Women’s Individual, Mixed Team), David Kitt (Men’s Individual, Mixed Team)
Emma Slevin (Women’s Artistic Programme)
Niamh Coyne (50, 100, 200 breaststroke), Mona McSharry (50, 100, 200 breaststroke, 50 freestyle), Robert Powell (50, 100 freestyle, 50 butterfly)
Georgia Drummy (Women’s Singles)