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TAYLOR Katie
Ireland
IRL
KatieTaylor
Date of Birth02/07/1986
Age28
Height165 cm/5'5"
Weight-/-
GenderW
Medals
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Language(s) spokenEnglish
Club nameBray Boxing Club
CoachPeter Taylor
Hobbies

Cinema, walking

Major sporting achievements

2012 OG (London) - 1st

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

Olympic Final at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

She is the current Irish, European, World and Olympic Champion in the 60 kg division.

One of the outstanding Irish athletes of her generation, Katie was the flag bearer for Ireland at the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in London, later winning Olympic gold in the lightweight division.

She was named Sportsperson of the Year at the 2012 People of the Year Awards.

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