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Claire Grace fights in World’s last 16 tomorrow

Kilkenny welter Claire Grace is slated to meet Turkey Guluzar Kara in the last-16 of the AIBA World Women’s Elite Championships in Jeju, South Korea tomorrow.

Both women will be in the ring for the 69kg four-rounder at approximately 11.30am tomorrow morning (Irish time). Please see below attachment from Day 4 program.


Katie Taylor and Michaela Walsh both won in Jeju today.

Ireland’s Sadie Duffy was also between the ropes today. The Donegal referee and judge (R&J) was the third woman in the ring for the Guatemala versus Romania bout.

AIBA World Women’s Elite Championships Jeju, Korea November 16/24

November 17th (last 32)

57kg Joanne Lambe (Ireland) lost to Qiong Lu (China) 0-3’s

69kg Claire Grace (Ireland) beat Cristina Stanca (Romania) 3-0

November 18th (last 32)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Sarah Joy Rae (Jamaica) 3-0

60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) beat Kezial Valerian Spicer (Dominica) 3-0

November 19th (last 16)

69kg Claire Grace (Ireland) v Guluzar Kara (Turkey) (Evening)

November 20th (last 16)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) v Anna Alimardanova (Azerbaijan) (Afternoon)

60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) v Mira Potkonen (Finland) (Afternoon)

(Afternoon and evening sessions begin at 5am and 10am each morning (Irish times)

(Irish squad)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family)
57kg Joanna Lambe (Carrickmacross)
60kg Katie Taylor (Bray)
69kg Claire Grace (Callan)

Team manager Anna Moore



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