Wednesday 23 August 2017

Today at the Olympics: Find out when the Irish boxers are in action at Rio

Donnelly celebrates his victory. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
Donnelly celebrates his victory. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra
A general view during the Women's 10,000 Meters Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
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WHAT'S ON TODAY

ATHLETICS -  Round 1 women’s 1500m: Ciara Mageean 12.30am (Sat); Round 1 women’s steeplechase: Kerry O’Flaherty, Sara Treacy, Michelle Finn 2.05pm

BOXING -  Preliminary Round flyweight (52kg): Brendan Irvine, 3.0; Quarter-final of welterweight (69kg): Steven Donnelly, 4.15

CYCLING -  First round women’s keirin 2.0pm second round 8.20pm and final 9.27pm: Shannon McCurley

EQUESTRIAN - Grand Prix Dressage final: Judy Reynolds, 3.0

GOLF - Men’s tournament Round 3: Padraig Harrington and Seamus Power 11.30am

SAILING - Races 9 and 10 Laser Radial: Annalise Murphy 5.15pm and 6.40pm; Races 9 and 10 Laser: Finn Lynch, 5.05pm and 6.30pm; Races 4, 5 and 6 49erFX: Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey 5.05, 6.05 and 7.05; Races 4, 5 and 6 49er: Ryan Seaton and Matt McGovern 5.05, 6.05 and 7.05

RECAP ON YESTERDAY

Hockey - Ireland were beaten 3-2 by Argentina and bow out of the Olympic Games.

Gary and Paul O’Donovan, Sinead Lynch and Claire Lambe, Sanita Puspure (Rowing) - The O’Donovans claimed silver in their lightweight single sculls final. Meanwhile, Lambe and Lynch were sixth in the women’s final. Elsewhere, Puspure won her single sculls repechage.

Mark English, Ciara Mageean and Alex Wright (Athletics) - English made the 800m semi-final after finishing third in his heat in a time of 1:46.40. Wright was 46th in the men’s 20km race walk. Mageean finished second in heat one of the 1,500m and advance to tomorrow's semi-finals.

Judy Reynolds (Equestrian) - Qualified for Monday’s final with a score of 74.090.

Seamus Power and Padraig Harrington (Golf) - Power leads the Irish challenge after a round of 67 left him on four-under, five off the lead. Harrington is one-under after a level-par second round.

Scott Evans (Badminton) - Dismissed Marc Zwiebler 9-21, 21-17, 21-7 in his opening group match.

Chloe Magee (Badminton) - Exited the Olympics after a 21-14, 21-19 loss to Germany's Karin Schnaase.

Annalise Murphy (Sailing) - Dropped to third in overall position.

TOP TWEET

The green diving pool is giving off a bit of a pong apparently

IN PICTURES

Ciara Mageean of Ireland crosses the line to finish second in round 1 of the Women's 1500m in the Olympic Stadium, Maracanã, during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
Ciara Mageean of Ireland crosses the line to finish second in round 1 of the Women's 1500m in the Olympic Stadium, Maracanã, during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile
Andrea Baldini of Italy competes against Gerek Meinhardt of the United States during the Men's Foil Team Bronze Medal Match bout on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
France's Kafetien Gomis competes in the Men's Long Jump Qualifying Round during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro
Matthew Glaetzer of Australia competes in the Men's Sprint Qualifying on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome
A general view during the Women's 10,000 Meters Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium
Hedvig Lindahl #1 of Sweden saves a penalty shot during the penalty shoot out against the United States during the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. Sweden won 1-1- (4-3 PSO) against the United States. (Photo by Celso Junior/Getty Images)
Daniel Natea of Romania competes against Kunathip Yea-On of Thailand during the Men's +100kg Judo contest on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena
12 August 2016; Chloe Magee of Ireland in action against Karin Schnaase of Germany during their Women's Singles Group Play Stage - Group P match in the Riocentro Pavillion 4 Arena, Barra da Tijuca, during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Joseph Schooling (SIN) of Singapore celebrates his gold win next to Michael Phelps (USA) of USA on the podium. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci
Bradley Wiggins holds his gold medal at Olympics
2016 Rio Olympics - Athletics - Women's Heptathlon 200m - Olympic Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 12/08/2016. Jessica Ennis-Hill (GBR) of Britain competes. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.

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