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Olympics Day 13: Irish in action

Updated: Thursday, 09 Aug 2012 23:53 | Comments

Katie Taylor jumps for joy after winning Olympic gold Deirdre Ryan had a disappointing morning in London
Katie Taylor jumps for joy after winning Olympic gold Deirdre Ryan had a disappointing morning in London

Athletics: Deirdre Ryan is out of the women's high jump after failing to clear 1.90 metres.

She successfully jumped 1.80 and 1.85, but missed three attempts at the next mark to miss out.

Boxing: Katie Taylor defeated Russia’s Sofya Ochigava 10-8 in the Olympic lightweight final.

In winning the tie, Taylor secured Team Ireland's first Olympic gold medal since 1996.

The round scores for the bout were: 2-2; 1-2; 4-1; 3-3.

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Medal Table

Country Total
USA 45 27 30 102
China 38 28 23 89
Great Britain 29 17 19 65
Russia 25 25 32 82
South Korea 13 8 7 28
Ireland 1 1 3 5
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