Monivea’s Adam Hession will take home silver at the very least from the European Under-22 Championships after being bumped up to the final late last night.
The Galway fighter secured a bronze medal and a place in the semi final yesterday after a brilliant win over Germany’s Umar Bajwa in Italy.
Ireland’s 56kg representative defeated the German 30-26, 30-26, 30-27, 30-25, 30-25 to secure bronze and at least and set up a semi final clash with Pawel Brach.
Hession was set the fight the Pole today in a silver medal clash.
However, Brach has pulled out of the tournament, meaning Hession goes straight into the final and will now fight for gold.
Meanwhile, Sligo’s Dean Clancy is in semi-final action this evening.
The impressive tournament light-welterweight debutant fights Matteo Aba of Italy in Ring B at 17:15.
The action is available to watch on the AIBA You Tube Channel.