Taylor, Walsh and Lambe in European championships quarter final action tomorrow

Olympic champion Katie Taylor, Michaela Walsh and Joanna Lambe will be in quarter-final action between 1:15pm and 2:30pm (Irish time) at the 9th European Women’s Championships in Bucharest, Romania tomorrow.

The Irish trio will be looking to join Clare Grace in the semi-finals on Friday and guarantee themselves at least bronze.

Thursday is a rest day at the tournament. The semi-finals and finals will be decided on Friday and Saturday.European Women’s Championships Bucharest, Romania.

June 1st (Last 32 and last 16)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Helina Bruyevigh (Belarus) (last 32) 3-0
60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) beat Sandra Brugger (Switzerland) (last 16) 3-0

2nd June Last 8 (1/4 final)
69kg Clare Grace (Ireland) beat Kara Guluzar (Turkey) 2-0

3rd June (Last 16)
51kg Ceire Smith (Ireland) lost to Nur Caskun (Turkey) 1-2
54kg Michaela Walsh (Ireland) beat Ivanna Krupena (Ukraine) 2-1
57kg Joanne Lambe (Ireland) beat Marija Petric (Croatia) 3-0

June 4th (Q/Finals)
54kg Michaea Walsh (Ireland) v Elena Savelava (Russia)
57kg Joanna Lambe (Ireland) v Svetlana Staneva (Bulgaria)
60kg Katie Taylor (Ireland) v Lavina Ioana Mera (Romania)

June 6th (S/Final)
69kg Clare Grace (Ireland) v Stacey Copeland (England)

Irish Squad

51kg Ceire Smith (Cavan)

54kg Michaela Walsh (Holy Family GG)

57kg Joanne Lambe (Carrickmacross)

60kg Katie Taylor (Bray)

69kg Claire Grace (Callan)

Team manager: Fiona Hennigan

Coaches: Pete Taylor, Zuar Antia, Gerry Storey

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