Sailing silver eases boxing pain for Ireland

Sailing silver eases boxing pain for Ireland
Annalise Murphy erases London disappointment. Pic: Getty

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Annalise Murphy has won a silver medal for Ireland in sailing at the Olympic Games in Rio. It's Ireland's second medal following the O'Donovan brothers' rowing silver.

Murphy – who finished just outside the medal placings in London four years ago – was guaranteed a medal if she finished in the top five in this evening's medal race in the laser radial class. Though she was in the gold medal position at one stage, she...

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