Nolan through to last 16 in Minsk
Updated: Sunday, 02 Jun 2013 19:07
Olympian Adam Nolan is through to the last 16 of the European Championships in Minsk, Belarus.
The Bray BC fighter had a 3-0 win in the 69kg category over Poland's Tomasz Kot, 30-27 29-28 29-28.
The Wexford welterweight will now meet Bogdan Shelestyuk of Ukraine, who received a bye in the first round.
Earlier, Sean McComb has lost his opening-round bout.
The Holy Trinity BC Lightweight was beaten in the 60kg category by Pavlo Ischenko of the Ukraine on a unanimous 3-0 (29-27, 29-28, 29-29) decision.
Irish squad 2013 European Championships
49kg – Light-flyweight – Paddy Barnes (Holy Family BC, Belfast)
52kg – Flyweight – Michael Conlan (St John Bosco BC, Belfast)
56kg – Bantamweight – John Joe Nevin (Cavan BC)
60kg – Lightweight – Sean McComb (Holy Trinity BC, Belfast)
64kg – Light-welterweight – Ray Moylette (St Anne’s BC, Mayo)
69kg – Welterweight – Adam Nolan (Bray BC, Co, Wicklow)
75kg – Middleweight – Jason Quigley (Finn Valley BC, Donegal)
81kg – Light –heavyweight – Joe Ward (Moate BC, Co. Westmeath)
91kg – Heavyweight – Tommy McCarthy (Oliver Plunkett BC, Belfast)
91kg+ - Super-heavyweight – Con Sheehan (Clonmel BC, Tipperary)