Katie Taylor Ireland
One to watch

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

02 Jun 1986

Height

1.65m

Weight

60kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Sport Guides

BOXING

Katie Taylor Irish hero Taylor wins gold medal

Ireland's Katie Taylor wins her country's first gold medal of London 2012 with a classy defeat of Russia's Sofya Ochigava.

9 Aug 12

Taylor wins gold Taylor wins Ireland's first gold

Ireland's Katie Taylor beats Russia's Sofya Ochigava in a thrilling final to win her country's first gold medal of London 2012.

Katie Taylor Taylor into lightweight decider

Ireland's Katie Taylor is favourite for women's lightweight gold after securing a comfortable victory in her semi-final.

Ireland's Katie Taylor Ireland's Taylor romps into final

Ireland's Katie Taylor romps into the Olympic lightweight final after a dominant display against Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikstan.

More Katie Taylor stories (6)

Appearances for Katie Taylor

Date Event Won
9 Aug Women's Lightweight (60kg) Final Won gold
8 Aug Women's Lightweight (60kg) Semi-finals, Bout 1 Won
6 Aug Women's Lightweight (60kg) Quarter-finals, Bout 1 Won

Head to Head

Katie Taylor vs Natasha Jonas

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor One to watch Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

3

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

60kg

Age

30

Natasha Jonas

Natasha Jonas Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

2

Height

1.72m (5'8")

Weight

60kg

Age

32

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