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When Is Kellie Harrington's Gold Medal Fight?: All You Need To Know About Kellie's Push For Gold

When Is Kellie Harrington's Gold Medal Fight?: All You Need To Know About Kellie's Push For Gold

Kellie Harrington will seek to take home the second gold medal of Tokyo 2020 for Team Ireland in the final of the women's lightweight boxing. The whole nation will be getting behind the Dubliner, so we have all the info you need on when Kellie Harrington's gold medal fight is on from Tokyo.

Who is Kellie Harrington fighting?

Dubliner Harrington will take on Beatriz Ferreira in the gold medal fight of the women's lightweight division. Ferreira is the current world champion, having taken the crown in 2019 before a COVID-enforced year break.

Given Harrington won the previous world championship in 2018, we're all set up for a cracking fight in Tokyo.

When is Kellie Harrington's gold medal fight?

Kellie Harrington will face Beatriz Ferreira on Sunday morning at 6am Irish time (2pm Tokyo time).

How to watch the final?

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RTÉ 2 have coverage running through the night (starting at 11pm on Saturday night), and will be showing Harrington's fight live at 6. We imagine that there will be at least half an hour of buildup to the fight.

Kellie Harrington of Ireland, left, and Sudaporn Seesondee of Thailand during their women's lightweight semi-final bout at the Kokugikan Arena during the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Alternatively, Eurosport and BBC are also carrying overnight coverage from Tokyo, so you might be able to catch the fight there if you're looking for an alternative.

Are there any other Irish in action?

Amazingly, the Olympics are already at their final weekend, and Sunday will see the closing ceremony follow after Harrington's fight, at 12pm Irish time.

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Between now and then, though, there's plenty of Irish involvement, and an outside chance at another medal for Team Ireland.

Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire are both a few shots off a medal in the golf, but both have steadily improved as the rounds have progressed. They tee off in the final round on Friday night into Saturday morning, with Maguire at 11:18pm and Meadow at 11:42pm.

Kellie Harrington gold medal fight Stephanie Meadow and Leona Maguire of Ireland fist bump after round three of the women's golf at Tokyo 2020. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Aoife Cooke and Fionnuala McCormack run in the women's marathon on Friday night as well, with that event getting underway at 10pm Irish time. In the men's marathon at 11pm on Saturday, Paul Pollock, Stephen Scullion, and Kevin Seaward fly the Irish flag.

Mark Downey, Felix English and Fintan Ryan also represent Ireland in the track cycling, in the men's madison final at 12:55am Irish time on Saturday morning.

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