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Katie Taylor wins Olympic gold for Ireland

by on August 9, 2012 in Events & Awards, Ireland, Latest News, Lead story, Retail News

Katie Taylor has beaten Russia’s Sofya Ochigava 10-8 and won Olympic gold for Ireland.

The 26-year-old from Bray, Co Wicklow, came from behind to win the female boxing lightweight final at the ExCeL Arena in London.

The fight was tied at 2-2 after the first round, and Taylor trailed 4-3 after the second.

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