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Ginty into Olympic Youth final

Updated: Sunday, 24 Aug 2014 17:52 | Comments

Ginty into Olympic Youth final

Ciara Ginty will meet Jajiara Gonzalez of the USA in Tuesday’s Olympic Youth 60kg final in Nanjing, China.

The Mayo lightweight beat Turkey’s Esra Yildiz in the semi-finals today to guarantee Ireland at least a silver medal from the 2nd edition of the Games and set up the gold medal clash with the American.

Cork middleweight Christina Desmond and Donegal heavyweight Michael Gallagher lost on unanimous decisions at the last-four stage today to Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei and Yordan Hernandez of Cuba.

The Munster and Ulster duo will now meet Australia’s Caitlin Park and Korea’s Jim Jin-Nyong in Monday’s 75kg and 91kg bronze medal box-offs.

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