Taylor ready for Olympic semi

Taylor ready for Olympic semi

Katie Taylor's home town is gearing up for her Olympic semi-final fight this afternoon.

She takes on 19-year-old Mavzuna Chorieva of Tajikstan at 2pm this afternoon after defeating Great Britain's Natasha Jonas in her opening bout on Monday.

A big screen has been rolled into Bray Civic Centre on the Wicklow town's main street, so locals can gather to cheer on the four-time World Champion in her latest bout.

Katie has already guaranteed a medal after a win on Monday, but a victory today would see her continue on in the battle for gold.

Meanwhile later tonight, Beijing bronze medalist Paddy Barnes can claim his second Olympic medal.

The Belfast Light Flyweight is up against Devandro Singh Laishram of India

Barnes will be looking to take Ireland's tally at the Games to four and his fight is expected to start at 8:45pm.

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