Kellie Harrington will have to beat a professional world champion tomorrow night to earn an Olympic place.
She beat Poland’s Aneta Rygielska in her lightweight last-16 contest at the Olympic qualifier in Paris.
Harrington must face IBF super featherweight champion Maiva Hamadouche tomorrow to seal a place in Tokyo.
Her win completed a perfect day for Irish boxers in last-16 action.
Featherweight Michaela Walsh is on the verge of sealing qualification, following her win over Mona Mestiaen of France
Earlier today, there were last-16 wins for middleweight Aoife O’Rourke, welterweight Aidan Walsh and light-heavy Emmet Brennan were all victorious in their last-16 bouts today.