Shannon Edge bowed out of the AIBA World Women’s Youth and Junior Championships today.
The Irish lightweight was beaten by Darlin Calderon – a silver medalist at the 2014 American Continental Championships – of the Dominican Republic on a unanimous decision in the Youth 60kg class.
Edge was the only Irish boxer in action on Day 1 of the tournament.
Kelsey Leonard, Emma Flannery, Jacqui Lynch and Amy Broadhurst will be between the ropes tomorrow.
2015 AIBA World Women’s Youth and Junior Championships Taipei, Taiwan– May 15th/24th.
60kg Shannon Edge (Ireland) lost to Darlin Calderon (Dominican Rep) 0-3
48kg Emma Flannery (Ireland) v Justine Metzdorf (Germany)
51kg Jacqui Lynch (Ireland) v Aidanan Baltabayeva (Kazakhstan)
57kg Amy Broadhurst (Ireland) v Aigerim Oshakbay (Kazakhstan)
54kg Natasha Logan (Ireland) v Aliya Valizada (Azerbaijan) or Mandy Berg (Germany)
64kg Ciara Ginty (Ireland) v Aida Abikeyeva (Kazakhstan)
75kg Aoife Burke (Ireland) v Chantelle Reid (England) or Anna Anfinogenova (Russia)
Kelsey Leonard v Ching Shin Wang (Chinese Taipei)
46kg Kayleigh Lynch (Ireland) v Karina Tuvakova (Russia)
48kg Shauna Blaney (Ireland) v Heaven Garcia (USA)
52kg Niamh Earley (Ireland) v Anna Krasnoperova (Russia)
57kg Orla Garvey v Havvanur En (Turkey)
66kg Joanne Richards (Ireland) v Shruti Yadav (India)
Shauna O’ Callaghan (Ireland) v Ekaterina Dynnik (Russia) or Salima Tleubayena (Kazakhstan)
48kg Emma Flannery (Baldoyle)
51kg Jacqui Lynch (Golden Gloves)
54kg Natasha Logan (St Brigids, Edenderry)
57kg Amy Boardhurst (Dealgan)
60kg Shannon Edge (St Brigids, Edenderry)
64kg Ciara Ginty (Geesala)
75kg Aoife Burke (St Mary’s)
46kg Kayleigh Lynch (Golden Gloves)
48kg Shauna Blaney (Navan)
50kg Kelsey Leonard (Curragh)
52kg Niamh Early (Ryston)
57kg Orla Garvey (Dealgan)
60kg Shauna O’ Callaghan (Clann Naofa)
66kg Joanne Richards (St Michael’s New Ross)
Team manager: Fiona Hennigan
Coaches: Gerry Storey, Liam Brereton & Anita Just
R&J: Dermot McDermot