Irish athletes in action today

August 21, 2010

Emily Greenan in the multi sport event ,Modern Pentathlon, starts with 11am Singapore time,2.30pm (swimiming) and finally the combined shoot and run at 4pm.

Joe Ward and Ryan Burnett have been handed the toughest draws in the Mens Middle Weight and Light Fly Weight; Burnett will face Kirylenka of Belarus at 2pm and Ward facing Damian Hooper of Australia at 6pm.

Only 6 boxers pre qualified for their events, so each event starts with a straight quarter final and will be extremely hard fought.

Sophie Murphy continues in the girls C11 Byte sailing class currently in 20th of 32  starters, and improving her position each day.She has another three races scheduled (races 8,9,and 10)

Kate Veale wiill compete for Ireland in the girls 5k walk this evening at 7pm. Fifteen girls pre qualified for the final.

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