Ireland’s interest in the boxing event at the 2011 World Military Games has ended in Rio with defeat for both St Michael’s Athy boxer, Thomas Sheahan and Patrick O’Shea from the Sunnyside BC in Cork.
Sheahan went under 19-11 against China’s Nijiati Yusha whilst earlier O’Shea had been defeated 6-14 by Abdelkader Bouhenia of France.The Corkman had won silver at the corresponding championships a year earlier./
World Military Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
July 21st (Q//Final) 91+Kg: Thomas Sheahan (Ireland) lost to Nijiati Yusha (China) 11-19
July 20th (Last 16) 81Kg: Patrick O’Shea (Ireland) lost to Abdelkader Bouhenia (France) 6-14
91+Kg: Thomas Sheahan (Ireland) beat Rahmani Kamel (Algeria) 11-7
69Kg: Graham Hogan (Ireland) lost to Chingiz Berdybekov (Kazakhstan) 17-18
81Kg: Patrick O’Shea (Ireland) beat Azariah Agard (Trinidad and Tobago) 16-8