Tournament in London in March
The Ireland boxing squad for the European qualifiers for Tokyo 2020 in London has been confirmed.
It includes Portlaoise Middleweight Michael Nevin.
There will be 13 Irish boxers at the Copperbox Arena for the event, which gets underway on the 13th of March.
52kg – Flyweight – Brendan Irvine (St Paul’s, Antrim)
57kg – Featherweight – Kurt Walker (Canal, Antrim)
63kg – Light-welterweight – George Bates (St Mary’s, Dublin)
69kg – Welterweight – Aidan Walsh (Monkstown, Antrim)
75kg – Middleweight – Michael Nevin (Portlaoise, Laois)
81kg – Light-heavyweight – Emmett Brennan (Dublin Docklands)
91kg – Heavyweight – Kiril Afanasev (Smithfield, Dublin)
91+kg – Super-heavyweight – Dean Gardiner (Clonmel, Tipperary)
51kg – Flyweight- Ceire Smith (Cavan)
57kg – Featherweight – Michaela Walsh (Monkstown, Antrim)
60kg – Lightweight – Kellie Harrington (St Mary’s, Dublin)
69kg – Welterweight – Christina Desmond (Fr Horgan’s, Cork)
75kg – Middleweight – Aoife O’Rourke (Castlerea, Roscommon)