Sport : Boxing
Social : @paddyb_ireland
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.
- First Irish boxer to win medals at two consecutive Olympic Games 2008 & 2012
- Four times Gold medal winner at the IPC World Championships
- 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