Kellie was born in inner city Dublin in 1989. She got into boxing when she was around 15 years old and when she first tried to join the local boxing club they wouldn’t take girls, she kept persisting and joined the club and went from strength to strength. Kellie loves the discipline that boxing brings and loves that boxing gives everyone a goal and a plan. She loves everything about the sport. She works at a lot in the community inspiring kids to get involved in sport and tries to help them believe in themselves. She continues to stay very grounded despite her success.
Hometown: Dublin, Ireland
Favourite food: Pasta & Pizza
Favourite movie: Fox & the Hound
Favourite music: All music is good as long as you can dance and sing along
Most rewarding moment in sport: Winning Olympic Gold Medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, when you work hard and everything comes together at the right time.
Talents other than sport: I like to sing, walk my dogs and sometimes cook or bake