Tokyo 2020: Team Ireland profiles - Aidan Walsh (Boxing)

Walsh will travel to Tokyo with his sister Michaela

Welterweight Aidan Walsh. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Welterweight Aidan Walsh. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

 

Age: 23

Weight: 69kg

Major wins: Commonwealth silver 2018

Club: Monkstown, Antrim

The Monkstown counter puncher has already made this an Olympics to remember by qualifying for Tokyo with his sister Michaela, who sometimes train together. That success makes them the first boxing brother and sister to compete at an Olympic Games. The switch hitter also won the welterweight silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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