Kellie Harrington books European final spot against Katie Taylor's old foe 3 weeks ago

Kellie Harrington books European final spot against Katie Taylor's old foe

Kellie Harrington has booked her place in the European Games final.

The lightweight world champion stormed into the decider in Minsk with a unanimous decision over Sweden's Agnes Alexiusson and she has set up a hell of a fight on Sunday.

Mira Potkonen awaits the Dubliner in the bout for gold but her win on Friday guarantees her at least a silver and means yet more honours for the Irish fighters.

Welterweight
Grainne Walsh
Bronze

Featherweight
Michaela Walsh
In the final

Lightweight
Kellie Harrington
In the final

Having outclassed Alexiusson over three rounds, Harrington got the job done and it never seemed in doubt, not even from the moment she came bouncing into the ring.

And it was a composed and measured performance from the clean-punching Harrington who landed and moved rhythmically and dropped just one round on the judges' scorecards.

Potkonen is a tough opponent to meet in the final though and the 38-year-old Finland legend already has an Irish scalp having upset the odds in Rio when she beat Katie Taylor in 2016.