Thursday, August 9, 2012

Irish Results Day 13; Katie Taylor Day!

Pic I took a few years ago.
Yes, she did it - and it was closer than anyone expected. But Katie Taylor is the Olympic women's 60kg boxing champion after beating Sofya Ochigava of Russia 10-8, with four punches in the third round doing the damage.   
Quote of the day from the incomparable Jimmy Magee: "Her head is the same size as it was when she was a child." 

Day 13,  Thursday August 9
Athletics - Women: High  jump Q, Deirdre Ryan, 1.85; dnq. 
Boxing: Women- Light/60kg final, Katie Taylor bt Sofya Ochigava (Rus), 10-8 (2-2,1-2,4-1,3-3).  

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