Multi Nation boxing success

April 11, 2011

Ireland claimed three gold medals from four finals at the Feliks Stamm Multi-Nations finals in Warsaw Poland.


John Joe Nevin, Joe Ward and Darren O’Neill all finished on top of the podium.


But Tipperary heavyweight Con Sheehan lost out in his final with Bahran Muzaffer of Turkey, Muzaffer winning 11-7.


Cavan bantamweight John Joe Nevin claimed the first gold for Ireland with an 11-7 verdict over Dawid Michelus of Poland in the bantamweight class.


And  Kilkenny middleweight O’Neill followed that up with a 10-7 decision over Adem Kibici.


AIBA World Youth champion Joe Ward completed the hat-trick with a convincing 10-3 victory over Canar Sayak.




Feliks Stamm Multi-Nations Warsaw, Poland April 5th/9th


April 6th Quarter-Finals


56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Gojan Veaceslav (Moldova) 8-7

60Kg: Michael McDonagh (St Mary’s) lost to Damien Wrzesinaki (Poland) 8-11

75Kg: Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) beat Callum Smith (England) 10-4

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Daugirdas Semitas (Lithuania) 9-2

91Kg: Con  Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Jan Koleckar (Czech Republic) AB2

91+Kg: Cathal McMonagle (Holy Trinity) lost to Marcin Rekowski (Poland) 6-11


April 7th Semi-Finals


56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Gamal Yafai (England) 10-9

75Kg: Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) beat Vladimir Mievskij (Lithuania) 9-4

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Wladzim Letra (Poland) 9-7

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) beat Partir Umit (Turkey) 12-7


April 8th Finals

56Kg: John Joe Nevin (Cavan) beat Dawid Michelus (Poland) 11-7

75Kg: Darren O’Neill (Paulstown) beat Adem Kibici (Turkey) 10-7

81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate) beat Canar Sayak (Turkey) 10-3

91Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel) lost to  Bahran Muzaffer (Turkey) 7-11

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