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Christina Desmond impresses at World Championships

October 4th, 2019 1:02 PM

By Southern Star Team

Christina Desmond boxes out of the Fr Horgan's club. (Photo: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO)

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Cill na Martra welterweight Christina Desmond is up and running at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships following a huge win in her opening bout.

Desmond was handed a tough first round draw against England's Sandy Ryan, a Commonwealth Games Gold medallist, but she showed plenty of ability to progress to the Last 16.

The AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships are being held in Ulan Ude in Russia.

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