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Annalise Murphy Sends Thanks from Rio for 'Amazing Support'

18th August 2016
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Annalise Murphy pictured with her coaches Rory Fitzpatrick and Sara Winthers who she credits with so much of her success Annalise Murphy pictured with her coaches Rory Fitzpatrick and Sara Winthers who she credits with so much of her success Photo: Annalise Murphy/Facebook

The National Yacht Club sailor, Annalise Murphy from Dun Laoghaire, who overcame heartbreak in London 2012 to take a silver medal in Rio on Tuesday has been thanking suporters via her Facebook page. In a typical warm but modest fashion the Olympic silver medallist says: 'Wow I don't really know what to say! This is a dream come true, not only for me but for everyone who has helped me get to this point over the last 8 years! Thank you everyone for all the amazing support, it means the world to me! Still in shock but so proud to be Irish! X Annalise'.

She is pictured on the podium with her coaches Rory Fitzpatrick and Sara Winthers who she credits with so much of her success. 

Annalise Murphy's journey has been charted in a unique photo review by the Irish Times this morning here

Her road to silver success was profiled in the newspaper yesterday by correspondent David O'Brien here

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