CONLAN MAKES IT FOUR IRISH BOXERS IN EURO SEMI-FINALS

first_imgMichael Conlan stopped his opponent in the second roundFLYWEIGHT Michael Conlan, who won an Olympic bronze at the London Games, has beaten Siarhei Loban.It now means that there are four Irish boxers into the semi-finals of the European championships in Minsk and are all guaranteed at least a bronze medal each.Conlan stopped his opponent in the second round. Conlan, from the Falls Road in west Belfast, joins Belfast boxer Paddy Barnes who has also clinched at least a bronze medal at the European Championships.It follows a split-points decision win over Istvan Ungvari.The twice Olympic light-fly bronze medallist had a 29-28, 27-30, 29-28 victory over the Hungarian in Belarus.However, fellow Belfast fighter Tommy McCarthy was beaten 29-28 29-28 29-28 by number one seed Teymur Mammadou of Azerbaijan at heavyweight. John Joe Nevin and Donegal’s Jason Quigley have also secured medals.Nevin was the first Irishman to secure a medal when he defeated Krisztian Nagy at bantamweight.Nevin enjoyed a comfortable 30-24, 30-27, 30-25 victory over his Hungarian opponent in Minsk.Middleweight Quigley, from Finn Valley Boxing Club, defeated Germany’s Stefan Hartel 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 in his quarter-final on Wednesday.Barnes progressed to the semi-finals despite the Argentine judge giving all three rounds to Ungvari. CONLAN MAKES IT FOUR IRISH BOXERS IN EURO SEMI-FINALS was last modified: June 6th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:CONLAN MAKES IT FOUR IRISH BOXERS IN EURO SEMI-FINALSEUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPSfinn valley boxing clubJason QuigleyMichael ConlanMinskPaddy Barneslast_img read more