Classy Cole to box for Euro­pean medal

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - SPORT - BOX­ING in Tbil­isi

EN­NISKERRY Box­ing Club’s Cole Byrne will to­day (Wednesday) box for a medal in the EUBC Euro­pean Scholl­boys and School­girls Box­ing Cham­pi­onships in Tbil­isi hav­ing won both of his bouts so far at 54kgs.

Tal­ented Cole opened up his cham­pi­onships with a stun­ning 5-0 vic­tory over Lithua­nian boxer Dan Saslin­skij.

He fol­lowed that on Mon­day of this week with an­other 5-0 vic­tory, this time against Mehma Gasimli from Azer­bai­jan.

Those wins sent him through to the last eight where he will take on Ad­han Kay­ouf of Is­rael this evening in the quar­ter-fi­nals of the cham­pi­onships.

Should Cole nav­i­gate his way through this stage he will be guar­an­teed a medal and he would be box­ing again on Fri­day evening.

The En­niskery Box­ing Club star re­cently won his third All-Ire­land crown and is one to watch for the fu­ture.

Cole’s club col­league Daina Moore­house is busy pre­par­ing for the Euro­pean Cham­pi­onships. Cur­rently she is putting in the hard work at a five-day spar­ring camp in Eden­derry ahead of those cham­pi­onships.

En­niskerry Box­ing Club star Cole Byrne who is through to the quar­ter-fi­nals in Tbil­isi.

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