John Joe Nevin in hospital after Mullingar attack
Irish Olympic medal winning boxer John Joe Nevin is being treated in hospital for a broken leg after he was attacked in Mullingar, County Westmeath.
It happened in the Ardleigh area of the town shortly after 11:00 BST on Saturday.
Gardaí ((Irish police) are investigating the incident. No arrests have been made.
Nevin, who is from Mullingar, won a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics in London.
He missed out on an Olympic gold medal after being defeated by Team GB's Luke Campbell in the bantamweight final.