Olympic bronze medalist Aidan Walsh returns to action next week

Tokyo bronze medalist Aidan Walsh returns to the ring for the first team since the Games when he competes in next week’s Golden Belt-Nicolae Linca tournament in Targu Mures, Romania.

he Belfast fighter has been out since injuring his ankle during a awkward landing while celebrating his medal win in Tokyo.

Amy Broadhurst, who recently spent some time in the United States to train with Katie Taylor ahead of her fight for the world title later next month, is one of five women selected.

The tournament is named after Nicolae Linca, who won Olympic gold for Romania in Melbourne in 1956 after defeating Ireland’s Fred Tiedt in the welterweight final.

There is no shortage of major championships to look forward to this year with the Women’s World Championships, European Championships and for Ulster born fighters also the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

The Irish team is:

Women: 48kg: Shannon Sweeney, St Anne’s, Mayo; 57kg: Jennifer Lehane, DCU, Dublin; 63k: Amy Broadhurst, St Bronagh’s ABC, Rostrevor; 66 kg Gráinne Walsh, Spartacus, Tullamore, Co. Offaly; 70kg Christina Desmond, Dungarvan BC, Waterford/Garda Boxing Club

Men: 48 kg Rickey Nesbitt, Holy Family, Drogheda; 57kg Adam Hession, Monivea BC, Galway; 63.5kg Brandon McCarthy, St Michael’s Athy; 63.5kg Dean Clancy, Sean McDermott BC, Manorhamilton; 67 kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Family, Drogheda; 71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald, Belfast; 75kg Gabriel Dossen, Olympic, Galway; 80kg Kelyn Cassidy, Saviors Crystal BC, Waterford.

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