The rising star of women’s Boxing in Ireland Mary Kate Nevin accused the Russian coach in the attack in a hotel in the German city of Stralsund, where he was an international tournament, the Queens Cup. 15-year-old winner of the competition was hospitalized after a man punched her in the eye.
According to the victim, he and a friend walked down the hotel hallway, loudly talking and laughing along the way. The noise they make, apparently, was the reason for attacking the Russian coach.
The angry man rushed out of his room and hit her in the face.
Nevin was taken to a nearby hospital, where she received the necessary help and released back to the hotel. The attacker’s name was not specified.
“We are shocked by what happened, said the Independent.ie Manager of the Irish team Bernie Harold. We went to the police in Germany and do not intend to lower business on brakes. The investigation will also be involved in Irish Boxing Association (IABA), the Russian side and the international organizations”.