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John Joe Nevin in hospital after Mullingar attack

  • 5 April 2014
  • From the section Europe
John Joe Nevin
John Joe Nevin missed out on a gold medal after being defeated by Team GB's Luke Campbell

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.

GardaĆ­ ((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.

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