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Kellie Harrington guaranteed a silver medal at Olympics

Aug 5, 2021 07:08 By News Northern Sound
Kellie Harrington guaranteed a silver medal at Olympics Kellie Harrington guaranteed a silver medal at Olympics
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She'll box in the final on Sunday.

Celebrations are underway in Dublin's north inner city, as boxer Kellie Harrington has secured at least a silver medal at the Olympics.

Her father has described her as a true champion.

The 31 year old Dubliner beat Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee by split decision in the lightweight semi-final at 6 this morning.

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The boxer has now secured at least a silver medal and is through to the Olympic final on Sunday, where she will fight Brazil’s Beatriz Ferreira.

Family, friends and neighbours were all up early in Portland Row to catch their local hero in action.

Kellie Harrington said afterwards, regardless of the colour of the medal, it’s great to make the nation smile.

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Ireland has now secured one gold, at least a silver and two bronze at the Olympic Games.

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