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