The Irish team to contest the World Cup – Combat Sports, has been named.
The World Cup includes 6 sports: Boxing, Karate, Muaythai, Sambo, Wrestling and Wushu. It takes place in Samsun, Turkey, from September 21st to 30th. The cup embraces a university-versus-university format instead of national delegations. The tournament ‘s website is here.
The Cup is a biannual event organised by FISU, the International University Sports Federation, of which Ireland has been a member since 1987.
57kg: Patryk Adamus – National College of Ireland
63.5kg Darren O’Connor – University of Galway
66kg: Leanne Murphy – University of Limerick
71kg: Matthew McCole – Atlantic Technoligical University, Letterkenny
75kg Aoibhe Carabine – Atlantic Technoligical University, Galway.