Boxing World Championships: Cordina, Kelly & Buatsi win

Joe Cordina speaks to Sport Wales
World Amateur Boxing Championships
Venue: Doha, Qatar Date: 5-15 October
Coverage: Red Button and BBC Sport website coverage from the quarter-finals on Saturday, 10 October; highlights programme on BBC One, Saturday, 17 October, 13:00 BST; reports on BBC Sport website

Britain's Joe Cordina and Josh Kelly overcame Australian opposition in the first round at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in Doha.

Welshman Cordina, 23, beat Joshua Keirl 3-0 in the 60kg division, while England's Kelly, 21, beat Nathan Webber 3-0 in the 69kg division.

English light-heavyweight (81kg) Joshua Buatsi advanced into the last 16.

Britain has eight boxers in Doha, with 23 qualification places available for next year's Olympic Games in Rio.

Buatsi scored a 3-0 points win over South Korea's Hyeongkyu Kim.

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