Three Irish women have been honoured with IBA Women in Boxing accolades.
The awards were bestowed during the IBA Women’s World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey. The ceremony recognised outstanding commitment to boxing by women in federations across the globe.
Central Council member, Anna Moore of St. Francis BC, Limerick, was awarded the Outstanding Administrator/Team Leader accolade – Anna is know around the world as the Mammy of Irish Boxing, and was hailed as such by Kellie Harrington on her winning of Olympic Gold in the Tokyo games. She is also a keynote member of national-level competition organisation and administration team, which has ensured that over 1,100 boxers have contested bouts in the National Stadium this year, alone. Anna is a very experienced international Team Manager over the span of many years. Most recently, Anna was Team Manager for Team Ireland’s record-breaking participation in the European Youth Championships. The team won 8 medals, more than any other Irish team in history contesting a European Youth tournament.