Carly McNaul is a two time Commonwealth Video games medal winner.
The ‘Wrecking Ball’ gained Crew NI’s first boxing medal of the 2022 installment when she had her hand raised in Birmingham right this moment.
Ormeau Street BC 50kg fighter secured bronze on the very least as she progressed to the semi-finals by beating Sri Lanka’s Keshani Hansika.
The world #5, who had an actual battle in opposition to Australia’s 50kg consultant within the spherical of 16, was too robust, expert and skilled for Hansika on Wednesday lunchtime and progressed on factors.
McNaul will now battle in Saturday’s semi-final trying to improve, presumably, she is going to tackle Teddy Nakimuli of Uganda after reigning Nationwide Elite champ at bantamweight, Sara Haghighat-Joo was denied the chance to compete in her remaining eight conflict after lacking weight by .1kgs.
The victory means McNaul, 32, is a two time Commonwealth Video games medal winner, she gained silver on the Gold Coast 4 years in the past.
Antrim’s BC Nicole Clyde couldn’t get her arms on a medal because the podium proved a step too far for the teenager prospect.
Two time World youth champion Shyam Vasudevan of India was too good for the rising expertise this time round and inflicted defeat on the Crew NI puncher in each fighter’s maiden Commonwealth Video games battle.
Crew NI shall be vying for 2 extra medals later this night. Immaculata BC’s Éireann Nugent is one other Commonwealth Video games debutant and fights Jodie Wilkinson of England for a medal at 8:00pm.
Jude Gallagher will field his third bout of the event in opposition to Pakistan’s Illyas Hussain at 7:00pm trying to declare a primary medal for the boys.
N.I Commonwealth Crew:
48kg Nicole Clyde, Antrim BC
50kg Carly McNaul, Ormeau Rd BC
51kg Clepson Paiva, Holy Trinity BC
54kg Dylan Eagleson, St. Paul’s BC
57kg Michaela Walsh, Emerald BC
57kg Jude Gallagher, Two Castles BC
60kg Amy Broadhurst, St. Bronagh’s BC
63.5kg JP Hale, Star ABC
67kg Eugene McKeever, Holy Household BC, Drogheda
70kg Eireann Nugent, Immaculata BC
71kg Aidan Walsh, Emerald BC
75kg Jake Tucker, Emerald BC
Excessive Efficiency Director: John Conlan
Head Coach: Damian Kennedy