Paulstown boxer Darren O Neill and Team Ireland arrived in the Ukraine last night for their final training camp ahead of the European Championships in a few weeks.
The Championships officially begin on June 14th and are the sole qualifier for the World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August/September.
The top eight boxers in each weight qualify for Hamburg.
52kg – Flyweight – Brendan Irvine (St Pauls)
56kg – Bantamweight – Kurt Walker (Canal)
60kg – Lightweight – Patrick Mongan (Olympic)
64kg – Light-welter – Sean McComb (Holy Trinity)
69kg – Welterweight – Steven Donnelly (All Saints)
75kg – Middleweight – Emmett Brennan (Glasnevin)
81kg – Light-heavy – Joe Ward (Moate)
91kg – Heavyweight – Darren O’Neill (Paulstown)
91+kg – Super-heavy – Dean Gardiner (Clonmel)