Shannon Edge’d out in World Championships

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.

Youth

May 16th

60kg Shannon Edge (Ireland) lost to Darlin Calderon (Dominican Rep) 0-3

May 17th

48kg Emma Flannery (Ireland) v Justine Metzdorf (Germany)

51kg Jacqui Lynch (Ireland) v Aidanan Baltabayeva (Kazakhstan)

57kg Amy Broadhurst (Ireland) v Aigerim Oshakbay (Kazakhstan)

May 19th

54kg Natasha Logan (Ireland) v Aliya Valizada (Azerbaijan) or Mandy Berg (Germany)

64kg Ciara Ginty (Ireland) v Aida Abikeyeva (Kazakhstan)

May 20th

75kg Aoife Burke (Ireland) v Chantelle Reid (England) or Anna Anfinogenova (Russia)

Junior

May 17th

Kelsey Leonard v Ching Shin Wang (Chinese Taipei)

May 18th

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)

May 19th

66kg Joanne Richards (Ireland) v Shruti Yadav (India)

May 20th

Shauna O’ Callaghan (Ireland) v Ekaterina Dynnik (Russia) or Salima Tleubayena (Kazakhstan)

Irish squad

Youths
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)

Juniors
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

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