Aoife O’Rourke Set For Olympic Qualifiers

Aoife O’Rourke has been confirmed as part of the Ireland boxing squad for the Tokyo 2020 European qualifiers in London next month.

There will be 13 Irish boxers at the Copperbox Arena for the event, which gets underway on the 13th of March.

Former World lightweight champion Kellie Harrington is among those included along with current European champions Kurt Walker and Aoife O’Rourke.

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A total of 77 Olympic places will be up for grabs in the eight weight classes for males and five for females.

There will also be one final World qualifier for the Tokyo Games held in Paris in May.