What Do You Have In Common With Paula Radcliffe?

Paula Radcliffe could only utter a single word when asked how she felt after the 2004 Olympic marathon: ‘devastated’. The athlete, seen by all as Britain’s best chance of a gold medal in Athens, had just suffered the most public of breakdowns. The tearful two-time London marathon winner had not only failed to live up to expectations; she had failed to finish the race at all.

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