The Irish Amateur Boxing Association have confirmed an 11-strong squad for the 9th AIBA World Junior Championships in Kiev, Ukraine.
The 2013 Championships will be held at the Palace of Sports in Kiev between September 5th/15th.
Bouts will be contested over three, two minute rounds.
Please see below attachment for tournament details and schedule.
Joe Ward, the 2011 European Elite champion, is the last Irish boxer to medal at this level, the Moate BC southpaw stopping Armenia’s Hayk Khachatryan in round three in 2009 to secure 70kg gold in Yerevan, Armenia.
Irish squad 2013 AIBA World Junior Championships, Kiev, Ukraine September 5th/15th
46kg Luke O’Shea (Ballincollig)
48kg Willie O’Donoghue (St Michael’s Athy)
52kg Ryan Green (Oakleaf)
54kg Martin Collins (St Anne’s)
57kg James Cleary (Olympic)
60kg Kieran Molloy (Oughterard)
63kg John Joyce (St Michael’s Athy)
66kg Lewis Crocker (Holy Trinity)
70kg Kevin Kehoe (Marble City)
75kg Sean Conroy (Ballyhaunis)
80kg+ Cormac Long (Rathkeale)
Team manager Jim Walsh
Coaches Billy McClean and Tom Hayes
Physio Eoin Naughton