Dublin's Kellie Harrington has guaranteed at least a bronze medal for Ireland at the World Women’s Championship.
Harrington won her quarter-final with ease, cruising to a unanimous points win over Kazakh fighter Zarina Tsoloyeva.
Kellie Harrington has a bronze at least! Only the second Irish woman to win a World Championship medal after Katie— Evanne Ní Chuilinn (@EvanneNiC) May 24, 2016
Afterwards the boxer thanked her coaches for their unwavering support.
“Thanks so much to Jimmy Halpin and all the lads down in Glasnevin,” she said.
“Jimmy believed in me when no-one else did and that’s why I am where I am.”
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) May 24, 2016
Katie Taylor will qualify for the Olympics if she wins her World championship quarter final in Astana.
The 2012 gold medallist fights in the afternoon session which starts at 2 o'clock.
Grainne Walsh misses out on a medal having lost her quarter final.