European Under-22 Championships – FULL DRAW

The European Under-22 Championships beging this afternoon in Russia and the draw has been made in the host city of Vladikavkaz.

Ireland are represented by a small ten-fighter team and three of these have learnt that they are just one win from medalling as Niamh Earley, Adam Hession, and Irish female captain Aoife O’Rourke received byes into the quarter finals.

Amy Broadhurst, a gold medallist from the 2018 European U022s, and Shauna O’Callaghan are in action today. Boxing begins at 2pm (Irish time).

Broadhurst is at 2:15pm in Ring B while O’Callaghan boxes at 2:45pm in Ring A.

Irish male captain Gabriel Dossen, David Oliver Joyce and Paddy Donovan are between the ropes tomorrow while Pierce O’Leary and Mary Geraghty box Sunday.

The draws in full can be seen here.

Friday March 8
(Last 16)
60kg Amy Broadhurst (Ireland) v En Gizem (Turkey)
64kg Shauna O’Callaghan (Ireland) v Chelsey Heijnen (Netherlands)

Saturday March 9th
Last 32
60kg David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) v Oleg Chulkyacheyev (Ukraine)
69kg Paddy Donovan (Ireland) v Sam Wagensvela (Netherlands)
75kg Gabriel Dossen (Ireland) v Andrei Vreme (Moldova)

Sunday March 10th
Last 16
57kg Mary Geraghty (Ireland) v Victoria Glover (Scotland)
64kg Pierce O’Leary (Ireland) v Mike McDonagh (Wales)

Tuesday March 12th
51kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Giovanna Marchese (Italy)
75kg Aoife O’Rourke (Ireland) v Anastasiya Shamonovan (Russia)

Wednesday March 13th
52kg Adam Hession (Ireland) v Rotyslav Bilototskyi (Ukraine)

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