Wicklow boxer Siofra Lawless takes gold at World Junior Boxing Championships

The Greystones boxer claimed gold at the championships today, giving Team Ireland their second win of the event.

Siofra Lawless defeated India’s Scahin Shurshti Sathe by 5 – 0 decision to claim gold in the 63kg division, the second huge vitory for Team Ireland at the event in Verevan, Armenia.

The Wicklow native follows Mullingar’s John Donoghue, who only yesterday defeated Uzbekistan’s Ulmasov Khikmatillo in a 4 – 1 split decision in the 63kg divison.

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