online marketing women profile: Katie Taylor

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor (born 2 June 1986) is an Irish athlete who specialises in boxing. Boxing and training with the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, she is the current Irish, European, World and Olympic Champion in the 60 kg division.

Hugely popular in Ireland, she is credited with raising the profile of women's boxing at home and abroad. She has represented the Republic of Ireland in association football, and also played Gaelic football.

Regarded as the outstanding Irish athlete of her generation, she bore the flag for Ireland at the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in London, later boxing her way to an Olympic gold medal in the lightweight division. Taylor was named Sportsperson of the Year at the 2012 People of the Year Awards in September 2012.

Statistics
Rated at : Lightweight
Height : 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Nationality : Ireland
Born :2 June 1986
Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

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