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VIDEO: The week that was-a look back at Ireland’s historic World Championships

It was a historic week for Irish boxing as Micheal Conlan picked up World Championship Gold in Doha.

Conlan’s history-making win was the highlight of a largely successful tournament for Team Ireland and the High Performance Unit as Joe Ward and Micheal O’Reilly claimed medals to ensure Ireland finished fourth in the medals table.

The week wasn’t all highs, however, as Micheal O’Reilly was robbed of an Olympic place and a number of Team Ireland boxers suffered defeat in tight non-medal bouts.


Relive some of the week in the video below produced by Sportsfile for the IABA below

AIBA World Boxing Championships from Sportsfile on Vimeo.


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