Friday 24 May 2019

Audio: Kellie Harrington tells Vincent Hogan how she became a world champion and her plans for Tokyo 2020

Vincent Hogan (left) chats with Kellie Harrington (right).
Vincent Hogan (left) chats with Kellie Harrington (right).

Vincent Hogan, the Irish Independent's Chief Sports Writer, meets with Ireland's world boxing champion, Kellie Harrington, to find out how life has changed for her since reaching her success on the world stage.

Kellie talks about the inspiration from her parents and where she grew up in Dublin's north inner city, her plans for the 2020 Olympics and thoughts about following in Katie Taylor's footsteps by turning pro.

Read the full interview in the Irish Independent or listen to the podcast below.

Vincent Hogan meets Kellie Harrington: 'I'm not just a boxer chasing the next medal. There's so much more to it.' 

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