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)