Irish Town Goes Berserk After Female Boxer Wins Country’s First Gold Medal of the 2012 Olympics: VIDEO

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Boxer Katie Taylor of Bray in County Wicklow, Ireland won the country's first gold medal of the London Olympics. Her hometown went appropriately nuts!

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Writes the videographer: "Prior to this, Katie Taylor has won 4 World Amateur Championship titles, 5 European Amateur Championship titles and 4 European Union Amateur Championship titles. But, the one she always wanted, Olympic Champion, was only made possible this year with the inclusion of Women's boxing in London2012."

(via reddit)