The Tunisian squad arrived in Dublin last night for a training camp at Dublin’s National Stadium…..
The Tunisian Olympic team arrived in Dublin last night for a training camp with Ireland at the National Stadium in Dublin.
The African nation have qualified three male and two female boxers for the 30th Olympiad.
Ahmed Mejir, Abderrazak Houya and Yahia Elmekacheri, Maroua Rahali and Rim Jouini will represent their country at London 2012.
Jouini was beaten by Katie Taylor at the AIBA World Women’s Championships in Qinhuangdao, China last month.
Taylor won that bout 19-6 en route to winning her fourth AIBA World lightweight title in-a-row.
Rahali, who qualified for the Olympics in the women’s 51kg category, will arrive in Dublin on Thursday.
The Tunisian flyweight claimed a gold medal at the recent Africa Open Cup in Botswana.
Meanwhile, India, who arrived at the National Stadium last Friday, began their training camp with Ireland this morning.
India have sent an 12-strong squad to Dublin.
London 2012 Olympians Laishram Devendro Singh, Shiva Thapa, Jai Bhagwan, Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan, Vijender Singh and Sumit Sangwan are included in the visiting panel.
Katie Taylor, Paddy Barnes, Michael Conlan, John Joe Nevin, Adam Nolan and Darren O’Neill have qualified for the 2012 Olympics.
The Irish Olympic squad will have their final training camp in Assisi, Italy next month before the 2012 Olympic Games.
Tunisia squad Training Camp National Stadium Dublin
60kg: Ahmed Mejri
60kg: Houya Abderrazak
81kg: Yahia Elmekacheri
51kg Rahali Maroua
60kg; Rim Jouini
India squad Training Camp National Stadium Dublin
49kg: Laisharm Devendro Singh
56kg: Shiva Thapa
60kg: Jai Bhagwan
64kg: Manoj Kumar
69kg: Vikas Krishan
75kg: Vijender Singh
81kg: Sumit Sangwan
49kg: Amandeep Singh
64kg: Balwinder Beniwal
69kg: Sukhdeep Singh
75kg: Harpal Singh
91kg: Manpreet Singh