Sport: Two Wexford Boxers Travel To Azerbaijan Ahead Of European Games

SPORT: TWO WEXFORD BOXERS TRAVEL TO AZERBAIJAN AHEAD OF EUROPEAN GAMES

Two Wexford boxers left for Azerbaijan today for their final training camp ahead of the inaugural European Games.

Boxing begins on June 16th in Baku.

The Irish squad will train with the host nation and Bulgaria before the start of the Games – which will act as a qualifier for the 2015 World Men’s Elite Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The World Championships will then act as the first qualifier for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Dean Walsh will compete in the 64kg category while Adam Nolan will box in the 69kg division.

Fellow Wexford man and coach Billy Walsh is also travelling with the team today.

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