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

Walsh will travel to Tokyo alongside brother Aidan

 Featherweight Michaela Walsh. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Featherweight Michaela Walsh. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

 

Age: 28

Weight: 57kg

Major wins: Commonwealth Games silver 2014, 2018, European Championship bronze 2018

Club: Monkstown, Co Antrim

Has shown herself to be a gutsy and outspoken boxer, who lost out on Commonwealth gold in Glasgow 2014 to a split decision which went to London Olympics gold medallist Nicola Adams. She moved from flyweight to featherweight and recently won silver at the Olympic Qualifiers in Paris. Will travel with brother Aidan.

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