Rio Olympics: Ireland's Annalise Murphy wins silver medal in Laser Radial
Ireland's Annalise Murphy has won a silver medal in the women's Laser Radial at the Rio Olympics.
"It's incredible," Murphy said after winning Ireland's second medal of the Games. "I am just a bit shell-shocked.
"It's incredible to come here today and get a silver medal after four years ago when I was fourth. I was completely heartbroken.
"It is a completely different feeling and I am just delighted.
"I just went out today knowing that I couldn't treat it any different from any other race I've done this week.
"I was just going to attack it and not be afraid of losing because that's what happened four years ago.
"I was afraid of losing rather than trying to win so I went and attacked the race. I sailed really well.
"It was pretty light winds so not conditions that suit me, but I kind of proved I was able to do it.
"I think I was in gold medal position for a while but I lost out on it on the last downwind but I am just delighted."
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