The reactions and memes on Twitter (and elsewhere) to Katie Taylor’s win this afternoon are.. well see for yourself:
Film star Samuel L Jackson:
All of IRELAND Raise A Pint for Katie Taylor’s Gold Medal Russian beatdown!!
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) August 9, 2012
Pop duo Jedward:
Katie Taylor has the coolest Bling Now in Ireland! an Olympic Gold Medal! Oh yeah Lets Go Katie Lets Go!
— JEDWARD(@planetjedward) August 9, 2012
The Irish Defence Forces:
— Irish Defence Forces (@defenceforces) August 9, 2012
ESPN’s Olympic Twitter account:
The Irish support of boxer Katie Taylor was unbelievable! One of the best moments in the London Games.
— ESPN Olympics (@ESPNOlympics) August 9, 2012
For singing their anthem louder than anyone at the Olympics, the amazing Irish crowd at Katie Taylor ceremony deserve £1k to @greatormondst
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 9, 2012
Congratulations Katie Taylor on her hard fought gold. Crowd packed with Irish fans. Unbelievable atmosphere. #boxing
— Nick Clegg (@nick_clegg) August 9, 2012
And thousands more ..
- [Twitter] Telegraph apologise for mistake in Katie Taylor article (newstalk.ie)
- Saorview of Katie Taylor (insideview.ie)
- Introducing Katie Taylor… Olympic Gold Champion (newstalk.ie)
- Gold medal girl Katie Taylor makes Olympic history for Ireland (irishcentral.com)