Olympians named in Ireland squad for Minsk

Olympians named in Ireland squad for Minsk
John Joe Nevin

Olympic medallists John Joe Nevin, Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan have been named in a 10-strong Ireland squad for next month’s European Championships in Minsk.

The trio are joined by a fourth London Olympian, welterweight Adam Nolan, in the line-up for the tournament which starts on June 1 in the Belarusian capital.

Ireland head coach Billy Walsh said: “We are looking forward to the Championships and we are looking at getting the best out of our performances in Minsk.”

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