Katie Taylor takes female European Athlete of the Year

Katie Taylor the current Olympic, World, European, European Games and European Union lightweight champion was selected as the Best Female Athlete in all sports from the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan last June at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) awards.

“I’m just so honored and humbled to receive this award. I’d like to thank ANOC for such a great evening and I’d like to thank the Olympic Council of Ireland and Pat Hickey for their continuous support”, said the AIBA World No. 1.

“I’d also like to thank my family. Their support and encouragement throughout the years has been unfailing to me. I’d be nowhere without them. This is just the icing on the cake for me this year.”