Kurt Walker

IRISH BOXER

EUROPEAN & EUROPEAN UNION AMATEUR CHAMPION
Kurt Walker is an Irish amateur bantamweight boxer. Boxing out of the CANAL Boxing Academy in Lisburn, Co Antrim.Kurt is one of the most consistent Irish boxers in regards to results and holds 10 senior titles. He was National Senior Champion 2016 and 2016 and is former World Youth Silver & Bronze Medallist.

He won gold medals at the 2018 EU Championships and 2019 European Games, silver at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and a bronze medal at the European Championships 2017.

Kurt is currently training full time to compete at Tokyo 2021 at IABA High Performance Unit set up at Sport Ireland HQ in Dublin.

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Kurt Walker among boxers to benefit from Olympic qualification reshuffle
Lisburn featherweight Kurt Walker will join Brendan Irvine on the plane to the Tokyo Olympics without even throwing a punch following a major qualification reshuffle. The IOC Boxing Task Force – who are organising the sport’s Olympic qualification process following the IOC’s suspension of recognition for AIBA – released an updated qualification system on Monday that appears to have confirmed Walker’s progression to the Games.
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Boxing was on the backburner as Kurt Walker took care of family business
Until the end of July, Kurt Walker had barely thought about boxing in four months. With nothing happening in clubs or gyms across the country, it was a trying time for fighters with itchy fists at all levels. For Walker, though, his mind – and his priorities – were somewhere else entirely. Even if the Covid-19 pandemic hadn’t happened, he still wouldn’t have been near a boxing ring for the majority of that time.
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Kurt Walker // Career and investment in boxing

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Kurt Walker // Introducing Irish amateur star

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