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Rio Olympics: Ballymena boxer Steven Donnelly wins opening bout

Donnelly is the first Irish boxing win at Rio 2016

Ballymena boxer Steven Donnelly has won his opening bout at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

The Irish welterweight was victorious over Algerian Zohir Kedache.

He had a unanimous first round win on a 9-28, 30-26, 30-27 score card.

Donnelly needs two more wins to guarantee at least a bronze medal.

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