Grace did not weigh-in this morning (Korea is nine hours ahead of Ireland and the weigh-ins took place between 7am and 8am local time) and Turkey’s Guluzar Kara, who Grace was slated to meet today, now advances to the quarter-finals on a walkover.
Grace, who is ranked No. 10 in the world by AIBA, sustained a nasty cut over her left eye in her win over Romania’s Cristina Stanca on Monday.
Anna Moore said that the Irish coaching staff decided to withdraw the Irish Elite champion from the tournament for welfare and safety reasons.
Michaela Walsh and Katie Taylor will be in action on Thursday in Jeju.