Six Irish boxers have now qualified for the Olympics later this year.
On Sunday afternoon, David Oliver Joyce became the latest when he defeated Turkey's Volkan Gokcek in a box-off at the European Olympic qualifiers.
Earlier this week, Joyce lost to Welshman Joseph Cordina in the lightweight semi-finals which set up the bout with Gokcek.
The Athy fighter's reaction to securing Olympic qualification was one of pure elation.
VIDEO: David Oliver Joyce was overcome with emotion after finally sealing a place at an Olympic Games.https://t.co/cWDyA90i9z
— RTÉ Sport (@RTEsport) April 17, 2016
Reaction to Joyce's qualification has been unanimously joyous.
David Oliver Joyce is a proper fighting man!! No1 deserves to be an Olympian more!! Great stuff!! #UpJoyce!!!
— Jamie Conlan (@JamieConlan11) April 17, 2016
David Oliver Joyce part of HP team longer than any other boxer. Great that he'll finally get his Olympics chance.
— Kieran Cunningham (@KCsixtyseven) April 17, 2016
— Kevin Byrne (@KevByrneBox) April 17, 2016
Earlier today, Katie Taylor won her box-off against Bulgarian opponent Svetlana Staneva.
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