Richie McCormack
Richie McCormack

20.05 4 Jun 2021


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Kellie Harrington will have to beat a professional world champion tomorrow night to earn an Olympic place.

She beat Poland’s Aneta Rygielska in her lightweight last-16 contest at the Olympic qualifier in Paris. 

Harrington must face IBF super featherweight champion Maiva Hamadouche tomorrow to seal a place in Tokyo. 

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Her win completed a perfect day for Irish boxers in last-16 action. 

Featherweight Michaela Walsh is on the verge of sealing qualification, following her win over Mona Mestiaen of France

Earlier today, there were last-16 wins for middleweight Aoife O’Rourke, welterweight Aidan Walsh and light-heavy Emmet Brennan were all victorious in their last-16 bouts today.

Snowfall gives Aidan O’Brien a ninth win in the Oaks at Epsom


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