Thursday, June 02, 2022

A Civic Reception is taking place in the coming weeks for two Westport boxers who medalled at their respective tournaments.

St Anne’s BC fighter Laura Moran won the Silver Medal in the 70kg Category at the European Youth Championships, Bulgaria in April.

Laura Moran (right) won the Silver Medal in the 70kg Category at the European Youth Championships, Bulgaria in April

While her clubmate Shannon Sweeney won the Gold Medal in the 48kg Category at the Elite Golden Belt – Nicolae Linca Tournament, Romania in the same month.

Shannon Sweeney won the Gold Medal in the 48kg Category at the Elite Golden Belt – Nicolae Linca Tournament, Romania in April. Photo: Sportsfile

Both fighters will be honoured in their hometown on behalf of Cathaoirleach Cllr Brendan Mulroy and members of the Westport-Belmullet municipal district.

The ceremony will take place on Tuesday, June 14 at 5.30pm in the Westport Town Hall Theatre.

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