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Harvey Horn defeats Devendro Laishram Singh at the World championships

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Key results from the second session of boxing on the first day of the Worlds

GB light-flyweight Harvey Horn won his first bout at the World championships in Doha on Tuesday (October 6), picking up an impressive result, a split points victory over India’s experienced Devendro Laishram Singh.

British bantamweight Qais Ashfaq lost a razor thin split decision Bakhtovar Nazirov, his Russian rival who consigned him to a bronze medal at the European Games.

Quality Irish 49kgs Brendan Irvine beat America’s Nico Hernandez unanimously.

Irish light-welter Dean Walsh lost a split verdict Venezuela’s Luis Diaz Arcon. Ireland’s middleweight Michael O’Reilly got his campaign off to a good start, unanimously outscoring Ukraine’s Valerii Kharlamov.

Click here for results from the first session

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