Four Irish boxers will begin their bid for an Olympic medal from the last 16 stage, after the draws were made earlier.

Castlerea’s Aoife O'Rourke will begin in the last 16 in the women's middleweight, while Aidan Walsh received a bye into the last 16 of the men's welterweight.

Kellie Harrington and Michaela Walsh were already poised to receive byes into the last 16 prior to the draw.

Kurt Walker is the first Irish fighter in action early on Saturday morning.

Emmett Brennan is in the ring on Sunday, with Brendan Irvine beginning his Olympic campaign early on Monday morning.

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