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Paula Radcliffe: 'Asthma didn't stop me doing what I love'

Marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe was diagnosed with asthma when she was a teenager after blacking out in training.

Here for the BBC video series Cause Celeb, she tells Jonathan Edwards about how she refused to let the condition stop her achieving her goals.

She also explains why she needs a special exemption to use her inhaler before races.

Paula was speaking at last week's European Athletics Championships in Barcelona. She is currently expecting her second child, due this September.

  • 06 Aug 2010
  • From the section Health
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