Four Irish fighters shoot for Strandja SILVER
Four Irish fighters shoot for Strandja silver in Sofia today.
Kellie Harrington, Christina Desmond, Amy Broadhurst and Kelyn Cassidy all compete in quarter finals looking to upgrade bronze to silver.
Broadhursts reward for victory over World silver medalist, Charlie Cavanagh is a 66kg semi final with Lui Yang. Cassidy, who also through Friday’s quarters Armenia’s Hambardzum Hakobyan in a light heavweight final four calss.
Olympic lightweight champ, Harrington, meets France in the 63kg semi finals on Saturday, and European silver medallist, Desmond, boxes for a place in against India.
The Bulgarian Boxing Federation is streaming all bouts live, on its YouTube Channel. Links, per ring, become available daily before boxing begins.
51kg Sean Mari, Monkstown, Dublin/Defence Forces
54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s, Antrim
57kg Adam Hession, Monivea BC
57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles ABC
Dean Clancy, Sean McDermott BC
71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC
71kg Dean Walsh, St. Joseph’s/St Ibar’s BC
80kg Kelyn Cassidy, Saviours Crystal BC
92kg Jack Marley, Monkstown, Dublin
50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Road BC
50kg Caitlin Fryers, Immaculata BC
54kg Niamh Fay, Phoenix of Ballyboughal BC
54kg Jennifer Lehane, DCU BC
57kg Kelsey Leonard, Unit 3, Naas, BC
63kg Kellie Harrington, St. Mary’s, Dublin
66kg Grainne Walsh, Spartacus BC
66kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC
70kg Christina Desmond, Dungarvan BC/Garda
75kg Aoibhe Carabine, Geesala BC
Team Lead: Zauri Antia
Head Coach: John Conlan
Physio: Rob Tuomey