Two Team Ireland boxers have won through to the World Junior Championships in Yerevan, Armenia, following today’s semi-finals.
63Kg John Donoghue, Olympic Mullingar BC, contesting his 4th bout of the tournament, Greece’s Emmanouil Fotiadis, a two time European Junior champion. This was a tough and testy bout, but John came out the 3-0 victor on a scoreline of 28:28; 27:29; 28:28; 27:29; 27:29. John will contest for gold against Uzbekistan’s Khikmatillo Ulmasov.
Siofra will box her final against India’s Sachin Shurshti Sathe.
Saturday is a rest day at the tournament, and finals will be boxed on Sunday, from 11am, Irish time. While the finals matchlist has been released, the full programme is not yet available.
48Kg Lauren Crinnion, Fr Horgan’s
52Kg Grace Conway, Treadagh BC
54Kg Tegan Farrelly, Dunboyne BC
60Kg Robyn Wolverson, Docklands BC
63Kg Siofra Lawless, Four Kings BC
70Kg Mary McDonagh, Sliabh Luachra BC
48Kg Aaron Keogh, Drimnagh BC
52Kg Christian Doyle, Team Doyle BC
57Kg Patrick Kelly, Kilmyshall BC
63Kg John Donoghue, Olympic Mullingar BC
70Kg Alex Noonan Carmody, Riverstown BC
Men’s and Women’s draws, in all weight categories, are available here: