Ireland’s Ciara Ginty will compete in the Women’s Light Final (57-60kg) at 9.45am (Irish Time) on Tuesday 26th August.
She had a magnificent and close fought semi final win over Turkish boxer Esra Yildiz wining 2-0.
She will meet Jajaira Gonzales from the USA for Gold. You can watch the final here http://nanjing.ovp.olympic.tv/
Irish team manager Stephen Connolly praised the performances of Ginty adding that Irish coach Billy McClean is doing a fantastic job with Ireland’s three boxers in Nanjing.
He also hailed the influence of Irish coach Gerry Storey on Irish women’s boxing on another historic day for the sport.
“Ciara was outstanding today. She boxed very well behind her jab and it was a fantastic victory.