The IABA have named two squads for the 2012 European Women’s Youth & Junior Championships…….
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association have named two squads for the 2012 European Women’s Youth & Junior Championships in Wladyslawowo, Poland.
The Championships, the 4th in the edition, begin at 2pm (Irish time) next Sunday (November 4th) at the Olympic Sport Centre.
The weigh-in will take place between 6am and 8am (Irish time) followed by the draw – between 10 and 11am (Irish time) – on Sunday.
Belfast bantamweight Christine Gargan claimed a silver medal at the 2010 European Women’s Junior Championships in Sangatte, France and will box in the Youth event in Poland.
“We will be pleased to welcome young Women athletes at the fourth edition of these Championships, which will crown this historic year for Women’s boxing with the first Olympics ever for Women boxers, said Humbert Furgoni, Preisdent of the EUBC.
“We wish to all participants a lot of boxing achievements and hope that this event will be one of the steps in their successful boxing careers.”
Youth: 45-48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, +81kg.
Junior: 46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, +80kg
Number of rounds
Four (4) rounds of two (2) minutes, one (1) minute rest between rounds.
Three (3) rounds of two (2) minutes, one (1) minute rest between rounds.
The Irish squads depart for Poland on Saturday morning.
2012 European Women’s Youth and Junior Championships
Irish Youth squad
48kg:Hanna Cartha (Paulstown BC)
51kg:Oliwia Samsanow (Old School BC)
54kg:Christine Gargan (St Georges BC)
57kg:Lycia Hennihan (Ballinrobe BC)
60kg:Kayleigh Murrihy (Kilfenora BC)
69kg:Aoife Hennigan (Swinford BC)
Irish Junior Squad
48kg:Kristin O’Hara (Emerald BC)
50kg:Nikita Casey (Nenagh BC)
54kg;Caoilinn McCormack (Kilfenora BC)
57kg:Amy Broadhurst (Dealgan BC)
60kg:Siadhbh Green (Ballinacarrow BC)
64kg:Austeja Auciute (Finn Valley BC)
69kg:Sally Carrig (Ennis BC)
75kg:Niamh Folan (Connemara BC)
Team Manager: Maura Campbell (South Meath)
Coaches: John McCormack (St Saviours OBA), Damien Walsh (Holy Family GG)
Delegate for the European Women’s Commission Meeting: Anna Moore (St Francis)