Brendan Irvine

Boxing

GENDER: Male

DISCIPLINE: 52kg (Flyweight)

AGE: 26 (May 17, 1996)

HOMETOWN: Belfast

BIOGRAPHY 

Brendan, who is captain of the boxing team, is competing in his second Olympics and was just 20 when he competed in Rio 2016 where he was beaten in the last 16 by Ukbekistan’s Shakhobiddin Zoirov. He won 49kg silver at the 2015 European Games in Baku. In 2017 he won a bronze at the European Championships and in 2018 he won silver, at flyweight, at the Commonwealth Games. He secured qualification for Tokyo at the European Qualifier in London in March 2020 on the same evening the event was postponed due to Covid-19. He is ranked sixth in the world at non-Olympic light flyweight (49kg). His nickname is ‘Wee Rooster.’

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