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Ireland's Amy Broadhurst celebrates winning her semi-final at the World Championships in Istanbul

Ireland's Amy Broadhurst celebrates winning her semi-final at the World Championships in Istanbul

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Ireland's Amy Broadhurst celebrates winning her semi-final at the World Championships in Istanbul

For the first time, Ireland will have two boxers fighting for gold medals at the same women’s World championships.

Light welterweight Amy Broadhurst and 20-year-old Lisa O’Rourke – who fights at light middleweight – secured historic wins in Istanbul yesterday to secure silver medals at least, as well as guaranteed prize money of €43,000 each.


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