Thursday 19 October 2017

Three Irish boxers guaranteed at least silver at the European Junior Championships

Frankie Cleary, Martin Stokes and John Joyce have all guaranteed themselves at least silver after victories in their respective semi-finals today at European Junior Championships in Anapa, Russia.

The trio were the only boxers to make the final four and all three have made their respective deciders.

Frankie Cleary beat Umid Rustamov of Azerbaijan in the 50kg division while there were also victories for Martin Stokes(54kg) over Russia's Anatoly Zhirnov and John Joyce (63kg) who defeated Mark Kontrecz of Hungary.

All three will fight for gold tomorrow.

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