Michael Carruth has won at the Barcelona Olympics taking the boxing welterweight title.

Following the Olympic Final, Michael Carruth talks about winning Ireland's first gold medal in 36 years.

The hardest fight of my life. He was a great puncher.

Michael Carruth says sticking to the plan was what saw him beat Juan Hernández Sierra from Cuba on a 13-10 decision.

The plan worked out and we got the gold medal we came for.

Just hours after Micahel Carruth's success, his teammate Wayne McCullough went on to win silver at bantamweight where another Cuban Joel Casamayor took the gold.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 8 August 1992. The reporter is John Finnerty.