Tokyo Olympics: Kellie Anne Harrington through to women’s lightweight final

Kellie Anne Harrington advances to women’s lightweight boxing final after Irish boxer defeats Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee

Kellie Anne Harrington will box for Olympic gold after conquering her lightweight semi-final in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The Irish boxer defeated Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee 3-2 in a split decision on the scorecard in a hard-fought fight in Tokyo.

Harrington wants to match the performance of her compatriot Katie Taylor, who took the inaugural Olympic lightweight title in London 2012.

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The Irish boxer proved too good for Thai Sudaporn Seesondee during Thursday's semi-final

The Irish boxer proved too good for Thai Sudaporn Seesondee during Thursday’s semi-final

Seesondee congratulates Harrington after their hard-fought meeting at the Tokyo Games

Seesondee congratulates Harrington after their hard-fought meeting at the Tokyo Games

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