Irish Olympic Taekwondo Player Assaulted

Jack Woolley
Jack Woolley, who earlier this month became the first person to represent Ireland in Olympic taekwondo, was the victim of an apparently unprovoked assault on the streets of Dublin early Saturday morning. Woolley and a friend were on a boardwalk when a group of 8-12 men and women reportedly began attacking people at random. One of the group struck Woolley in the face before running off.

Woolley, whose emotional post fight interview after being upset in the Olympic quarterfinals went viral, posted photos of himself covered in blood to his social media account following the attack. He was taken to a local hospital where he'll require plastic surgery. Dublin police are investigating the incident.

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