Belfast-born Paddy Barnes began his boxing career at the young age of ten, winning his first fight at the age of eleven and now 17 years later, is the reigning Irish Elite Champion, following a seventh successive victory in the World Series of Boxing. 

As a role model to young people and his peers, Paddy is now a household name throughout Ireland, and internationally.

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Significant Achievements

Achievement Year
First Irish boxer to win medals at two consecutive Olympic Games 2008 & 2012
Gold medal win at the Common Wealth Games 2010 & 2014
Silver medal win at the European Union Championships 2013
Gold medal win at the European Union Championships 2007 & 2010