Boxer Con Sheehan beaten in Olympic qualifier

Con Sheehan’s Olympic dream ended yesterday when he was beaten in his first bout at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Trabzon in Turkey.

Con Sheehan’s Olympic dream ended yesterday when he was beaten in his first bout at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Trabzon in Turkey.

The super heavyweight from Clonmel was pitted against Turkish boxer Erhan Aci. He tied the first round 5-5 but fell victim to the Turk’s two-fisted onslaughts and eventually lost 17-12.