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Irish Squad and Results


Draw & results

Entries last 32 last 16 Qtr Semi Final
51Kg Conor Ahern (Baldoyle) draw 11   last 16 last 8    
57Kg David Oliver Joyce (St Michael's Athy) draw 16   last 16 last 8    
60Kg Ross Hickey (Grangecon) draw 15   last 16      
64Kg John Joe Joyce (St Michael's Athy) draw 17 bye last 16 last 8 semi final
69Kg Willie McLoughlin (Illies GG) draw 24 last 32        
75Kg Darren Sutherland (St Saviours OBA) draw 24 last 32 last 16 last 8 semi final
81Kg Ken Egan (Neilstown) draw 20 bye last 16 last 8 semi final
91Kg Tom Sheehan (St Michael's Athy) draw 19 bye last 16      
91+Kg Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) draw 16   last 16      

Team Management

IABA President Dominic O'Rourke
High Performance Director Gary Keegan
Team Manager Jim Walsh
Coaches Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Jim Moore
Physio Scott Murphy
Sports Psychologist Gerry Hussey
Referee & Judge Sadie Duffy

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April 13th.
                                                       IRISH AMATEUR BOXING ASSOCIATION
                                                                      "Top Two Finish For Ireland"
*Att Media: Sportsfile are available for photographs from Athens.*
Ireland have finished in second spot in a league table of 39 nations based on the points achieved at the final Olympic qualifier for European boxers which concluded in Athens, Greece, yesterday.
France are in pole position, having qualified five boxers for the 2008 Olympics as well as winning three gold and two silver medals in yesterdays finals in the Greek capitol.
Ireland, on 24 points. four points behind France, finished in second spot after qualifying three boxers, Ken Egan, Darren Sutherland and John Joe Joyce, for the Olympics.
The Irish trio booked their tickets for Beijing on Friday after winning their semi finals and followed that up with three gold medal wins 24 hours later.
Paddy Barnes and  John Joe Nevin - who both qualified for the Olympics before Athens - Egan, Sutherland and Joyce will represent their country at the Beijing Workers Arena at the 2008 Olympiad next August.
Qualifying five boxers for the 2008 Olympic Games is a 400% improvement on the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, where St Francis Limerick middleweight Andy Lee was Irelands sole representative.
It is also a 400% improvement on Sydney 2000, where, Michael Roche, of the Sunnyside club in Cork, was Irelands only
Ireland and France largely avoided each other in Athens.
But in the only head-to-head between both nations, Darren Sutherland claimed gold after Jean-Michael Raymond was retired on his stool at the end of the second round in the 75Kg final. Sutherland was 8-2 up.
Worldwide, two hundred and fifty boxers have now qualified for the 2008 Olympics. Two hundred and eighty six boxers will compete in Beijing.
Two hundred and eighty four of that total will have earned their right to represent their country once the AIBA qualification process, which began at the World Championships  at the University of Illinois in Chicago last October, concludes with the final two Olympic qualifying tournaments in Samoa (Oceania) and Guatemala (Americas) later this month.
The remaining two places will be decided through the Tripartite Commission (invitation places).
The Irish squad and management arrive home via Dublin Airport at 12 midnight tonight.
See attachment for League table. Visit or for news and results.
Olympic Qualifiers Athens Greece
April 12th Finals Results
64Kg: John Joe Joyce (Ireland) beat Egidijus Kavaliauskas (Lithuania) RET2
75Kg: Darren Sutherland (Ireland) beat Jean-Michael Raymond (France) RET3
81Kg: Ken Egan (Ireland) beat Kennedy Katende (Sweden) 15-10
RET = retired RET
April 11th Semi Final  Results
64Kg: John Joe Joyce (Ireland) beat  Sipahi Harun (Germany) 27-12
75Kg: Darren Sutherland (Ireland) beat Victor Cotiujanschii (Moldova) RET3
81Kg: Ken Egan (Ireland) beat Gottlieb Weiss (Germany) 21-11
(Boxers winning their semi finals qualify automatically for the 2008 Olympics)
April 9th Results (Quarter Finals)
51Kg: Conor Ahern (Ireland) lost to  Bato - munko Vankeyeu (Belarus) 12-20
57Kg: David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) lost to Bashir Hassan (Sweden) 17-19
64Kg: John Joe Joyce (Ireland) beat Gkevorgk Gkalstian (Greece) 18-18 C/B 41-37
75Kg: Darren Sutherland (Ireland) beat Zoran Mitrovic (Serbia) 38-17
81Kg: Ken Egan (Ireland) beat Daniel Kool (Holland) 13-4
C/B = Count back: If boxers are level at the end of four rounds, the best and worse score given to each contestant
 by the five judges is deducted. The boxer left with the most points from the remaining three judges is then declared the winner.
April 8th Results (Last Sixteen)
57Kg: David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) beat Theodoros Papazov (Greece) 30-10
60Kg: Ross Hickey (Ireland) lost to Romal Amanov (Azerbaijan) 6-23
64Kg: John Joe Joyce (Ireland) beat Zdenek Chladek (Czech Republic) 18-8
75Kg: Darren Sutherland (Ireland) beat Eneste Glodi (Norway) 27-7
81Kg: Ken Egan (Ireland) beat Allessandro Sinacore (Italy) 23-14
91Kg;Tom Sheahan (Ireland) lost to Tsolak Ananikyan (Armenia) RSC1
91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Ireland) lost to Yosef Abed Elghani (Israel) 4-12
April 7th Results (Preliminary)
51Kg: (Flyweight) Conor Ahern (Ireland) beat Salomo N'Tune (Sweden) 14-8
69Kg (Welterweight) Willie McLoughlin (Ireland) lost to Velibor Vidic (Bosnia) 11-13
75Kg: (Middleweight) Darren Sutherland (Ireland) beat Niko Jokinen (Finland) 5-0
Irish Squad and Management For AIBA Olympic Qualifiers Athens April 7th/12th
51Kg (Flyweight) Conor Ahern (Baldoyle, Dublin) 
57Kg (Featherweight) David Oliver Joyce (St Michael's Athy, Kildare)
60Kg (Lightweight) Ross Hickey (Grangecon, Kildare) 
64Kg (Light welterweight) John Joe Joyce (St Michael's Athy,Kildare)
69Kg (Welterweight) Willie McLoughlin (Illies GG, Donegal)
75Kg (Middleweight) Darren Sutherland (St Saviours OBA, Dublin)
81Kg (Light heavyweight) Ken Egan (Neilstown, Dublin) 
91Kg (Heavyweight) Tom Sheahan (St Michael's Athy,KIldare)
91+Kg (Super heavyweight) Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity, Belfast)
IABA President, Dominic O'Rourke
High Performance Director, Gary Keegan
Team Manager, Jim Walsh
Coaches, Billy Walsh, Zuar Antia, Jim Moore
Physio, Scott Murphy
Sports Psychologist, Gerry Hussey
Referee & Judge (R&J) Sadie Duffy
Bernard O'Neill
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