Monday 20 November 2017

Boxing silver medal for Ireland at Euro championships

Ray Moylette: Guaranteed at least a silver medal. Photo:Sportsfile
Ray Moylette: Guaranteed at least a silver medal. Photo:Sportsfile

Ireland’s Ray Moylette, from Co Mayo, has won his light welterweight semi-final at the European Championships in Turkey.

He is now guaranteed at least a silver medal.

The bout against Azerbaijani Hajiliyev Heybatulla was tied after the first two rounds.

Then Moylette upped the pace and did enough in the final round to win 18-16.

He will now box for gold tomorrow.

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