|Sport Boxing||Height 1.71 m|
|Born 12 February 1987 (age 30) (1987-02-12) Mullingar, Co. Westmeath|
Club St. Michael's Athy Boxing Club
Coached by Dominic O'Rourke (club) Zaur Antia (national)
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David Oliver Joyce (born 1987) is an Irish amateur boxer. He won the European featherweight title in 2009 and competed as lightweight at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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- On the road to rio david oliver joyce
On the road to rio david oliver joyce
Joyce was born into a boxing family in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. His cousins John Joe Joyce and Joe Ward are also international boxers. Joyce is married to Melissa and has three children: Amber, Mickey Joe and Reanna.
In April 2016, he qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, beating Volkan Gockek on points in a fight in Turkey. He reached the last sixteen of the men's lightweight competition, defeating Andrique Allisop in a first round bout by unanimous decision.