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#kellie harrington

# kellie-harrington - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's brought people together' - The world champion boxer working in a hospital during the pandemic

Kellie Harrington is combining training with seven-day work weeks.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Delfine Persoon suffers defeat in first round of Olympic boxing qualifiers

Belgian was on the opposite side of the 60kg draw to Kellie Harrington.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Harrington edged by rival Potkonen in Strandja decider

The Dubliner didn’t appear impressed by the decision, but could well meet Potkonen again for higher stakes as the year progresses.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 24 January, 2020

Harrington and Irish scourge Potkonen to square off for gold in potential Olympic precursor

The Finn holds two victories over former world champion Harrington since she eliminated Katie Taylor from Rio 2016.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 3 January, 2020

2018 world champion Harrington to return to the ring after seven-month injury lay-off

The Dubliner broke her thumb twice in 2019.

# kellie-harrington - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Persoon could face Kellie Harrington before Taylor rematch as she pursues Olympic dream

The Belgian former champion will bid to qualify for Tokyo 2020 next year, putting her sequel with Taylor on the back-burner.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'I didn't start boxing to win an Olympic medal... Every day I'm here is a day I'm winning at life'

Kellie Harrington discusses her injury-plagued year and the addresses criticism from a rival corner ahead of Tokyo 2020 qualification.

# kellie-harrington - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Hand injury to keep Harrington from fighting at European Championships

Bernard Dunne says the world champ is being kept out of harm’s way before defending her title in Russia.

# kellie-harrington - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Gold medal hope Harrington ruled out of European Games final with hand injury

The reigning world champion would have faced Mira Potkonen in this morning’s final in Minsk.

# kellie-harrington - Monday 18 March, 2019

Kellie Harrington auctions off belt to raise money for neighbours who lost their home to fire

The world champion boxer has been receiving bids for her 2015 National Elite belt.

# kellie-harrington - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Come November, if she doesn't qualify, then we'll see who has the balls' - Broadhurst

After barbed comments from the world champion last week, Amy Broadhurst says she will challenge Kellie Harrington if the chance arises.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

'I would have beaten her again... She didn't have the balls to step up and take the chance'

Kellie Harrington on her non-rivalry with ‘young one’ Amy Broadhurst, and why she’s inspired by Irish boxing’s bogeywoman, Mira Potkonen.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 29 December, 2018

2018 in review - top 3 most memorable moments for Irish women in sport A Year To Remember This post contains videos

2018 in review - top 3 most memorable moments for Irish women in sport

In a year of highlights, we look at some of the top moments for Ireland’s women.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 21 December, 2018

World champion Kellie Harrington crowned 2018 Sportswoman of the Year

An early Christmas present after an incredible year for the Dubliner.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

'In four years, I don't think Kellie will be able to beat me... I won't be stepping down for anyone then'

After suffering a controversial defeat at the World Championships, Amy Broadhurst has her eye on Ireland’s own world champion.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Greatest sporting comebacks, Kellie's homecoming and more tweets of the week

Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

'There were many times when she'd come into the house crying... She wanted to walk away from it'

Kellie Harrington came close to packing in boxing less than three years ago, but now she stands on top of the world.

# kellie-harrington - Monday 26 November, 2018

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion Champion Of The World This post contains videos

'13 years of blood, sweat and tears': Kellie Harrington returns to Dublin a world champion

The 29-year-old received a civic reception in Dublin on Monday after securing gold in India over the weekend.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Champion of the world! Sensational Kellie Harrington seals gold in New Delhi

The Dubliner beat Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee in the AIBA World Championships final.

# kellie-harrington - Thursday 22 November, 2018

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Kellie Harrington bags another World medal as she guarantees bronze in India

The Dubliner powered into the semi-finals this morning.

# kellie-harrington - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Kellie Harrington stuns home crowd as she books place in World Championship quarter-finals

Harrington faces Canada’s Caroline Veyre on Tuesday with a World Championship medal on the line.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 16 November, 2018

Kellie Harrington outclasses Kiwi foe to reach World Championships last 16 in India

Harrington earned a unanimous decision in her opening bout in New Dehli.

# kellie-harrington - Monday 11 June, 2018

Irish boxers Walsh and Harrington win bronze at European Championships

The pair have both medalled in Sofia after semi-final defeats.

# kellie-harrington - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ireland's Kelly Harrington within reach of European medal after victory in Bulgaria

The Dubliner booked her place at this weekend’s final eight in Sofia with a brilliant win against Czech lightweight Katerina Humlova.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

'It's a world final for me': Broadhurst-Harrington a fitting national decider as boxing returns to RTÉ

Amy Broadhurst and Kellie Harrington will square off in a potential barnburner on a massive night at the National Stadium.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 11 August, 2017

Kellie Harrington oozes class and cruises into EU Championships final

Harrington will fight Katie Taylor’s Rio 2016 conqueror, Mira Potkonen, in the final.

# kellie-harrington - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Ireland's Michaela Walsh qualifies for EU Championships final and guarantees a silver medal

The Antrim native will now fight for gold in Saturday’s final.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Irish trio guarantee bronze (at least) on brilliant day at EU Boxing Championships

Michaela Walsh, Kellie Harrington and Grainne Walsh will all have some extra luggage coming home from Cascia.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 17 February, 2017

Joe Ward bounces back from Rio disappointment with first national title in 3 years

Kellie Harrington was also victorious in Dublin tonight.

# kellie-harrington - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Taylor's replacement Shauna O'Keeffe misses out on medal position at the Europeans

The Tipperary lightweight lost out to Russia’s Daria Abramova in today’s quarter-final.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 30 September, 2016

World medallist Harrington working as hospital dinner lady to fund training

The World silver medallist is preparing for next month’s European Championships without any state funding.

# kellie-harrington - Friday 27 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Mourinho confirmed, silver medal for Ireland and all today's sport

Meanwhile, two changes for Leinster ahead of Saturday’s Pro12 final against Connacht and some good news for Padraig Harrington.

World championship silver for Kellie Harrington after defeat in close-fought final

Wenlu Yang of China is the new women’s world champion at 64kg.

'She's over the moon but she's not stopping there': Kellie Harrington has her sights set on gold

Jimmy Halpin is confident that Irish boxing’s newest star can bring home the world title.

# kellie-harrington - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Going for gold! Kellie Harrington books her place in the world championship final

Harrington beats Sara Kali to guarantee world championship silver at minimum.

# kellie-harrington - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Kellie Harrington secures AT LEAST a bronze medal with quarter-final win at World Champs

Katie Taylor is the only other Irish woman to have won a World Championship medal.