Weights: Holt 144, Coleman 143

Kendall Holt 144 vs. Tim Coleman 143

Abraham Lopez 127 vs. Gabriel Tolmajyan 128.5

(Tolmajyan 1.5 lbs over, will have to weigh-in at 135 tomorrow noon)

Alejandro Luna 133 vs. Jose Mendoza 135

Rufino Serrano 122 vs. Roman Morales 121

Roy Tapia 123 vs. Jose Garcia 122.5

Derrick Murray 126 vs. Cesar Valenzuela 127

Jesus Gutierrez 137 vs. Manuel Del Cid 136

WEIGHTS FROM CHICAGO: Fonfara vs. Mitchell; Polyakov vs. Findley

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Andrzej Fonfara, 174.8 vs. Byron Mitchell, 176.7
Viktor Polyakov, 159 vs. Derrick Findley, 160
Paul Littleton, 161.4 vs. Guy Packer, 161.6
Adan Ortiz, 117 vs. Ricky Lacefield, 117.8
Chad McKinney, 146.4 vs. Clifford McPherson, 151.8
Raeese Aleem, 125.6 vs. DeWayne Wisdom, TBA


March 15th

Ireland will be taking home at least five bronze medals from the 39th Chemistry Cup following five quarter-final wins in Halle, Germany today.

London 2012 Olympian Michael Conlan, David Oliver Joyce, Paddy Barnes, Adam Nolan and Joe Ward progressed to Friday's semi-finals.

Ward, the current European champion, recorded an emphatic 20-9 decision over Elshod Rasulov of Uzbekistan, a gold medal winner at the 2006 Asian Games and a Beijing Olympian.

Conlan got Ireland off to a winning start with 16-10 decision over Turkish flyweight Erdal Inanci, while Joyce came from behind to edge out Germany's Arthur Brill on a countback following a 16-16 tie.

Nolan posted an impressive 18-12 verdict over Turkish welterweight Koeroglu Abdulkadir, and 2008 Olympic bronze medalist and 2010 European champion Paddy Barnes outclassed China's
Zhonglin Wu 20-12.

London 2012 Olympian Darren O'Neill, Steven Ward and Con Sheehan bowed out at the quarter-final stage today.

Sheehan lost out by a five-point margin to Chinese super-heavyweight Zhilie Zhang, a silver medal winner at the Beijing Olympics.

Kilkenny middleweight O'Neill dropped a 14-9 decision to Danabek Suzhanov of Kazakhstan and Ward was beaten by Chinese heavyweight Xuanxuan Wang.

The semi-finals will be decided tomorrow over two sessions. The finals of the 20-nation tournament will be held Saturday.


39th Chemistry Cup Halle, Germany March 14th/18th

(no countback scores available)

March 14th Preliminaries

75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Ireland) beat Andrei Juratoni (Romania) 16-13
64Kg: Ross Hickey (Ireland) lost to Artem Harutyunyan (Germany) 9-21
69Kg: Adam Nolan (Ireland) beat Vasili Belous (Moldova) 10-9
81Kg: Joe Ward (Ireland) beat Victor Cotujanskii (Moldova) 14-5

March 15th Q/Finals

10am session
52Kg: Michael Conlan (Ireland) beat Erdal Inanci (Turkey) 16-10
60Kg: David Oliver Joyce (Ireland) beat Artur Brill (Germany) 16-16 c/b
75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Ireland) lost to Danabek Suzhanov (Kazakhstan) 9-14

2pm session
49Kg: Paddy Barnes (Ireland) beat Zhonglin Wu (China) 20-12
69Kg: Adam Nolan (Ireland) beat Koeroglu Abdulkadir (Turkey) 18-12
91Kg: Steven Ward (Ireland) lost to Xuanxuan Wang (China) 9-16

6-30pm session
81Kg: Joe Ward (Ireland) beat Elshod Rasulov (Uzbekistan) 20-9
91+Kg: Con Sheehan (Ireland) lost to Zhilie Zhang (China) 9-14

Irish squad

49Kg: Paddy Barnes (Holy Family)
52Kg: Michael Conlan (St John Bosco)
60Kg: David Oliver Joyce (St Michael's Athy)
64Kg: Ross Hickey (Grangecon)
69Kg: Adam Nolan (Bray)
75Kg: Darren O'Neill (Paulstown)
81Kg: Joe Ward (Moate)
91Kg: Steven Ward (Monkstown, Antrim)
91+Kg: Con Sheehan (Clonmel)

Article posted on 13.03.2012

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