Olympic Memories: Katharine Merry's bronze medal at Sydney 2000

  • 30 July 2012
Katharine describes the night she won an Olympic medal

Some of the country's best athletes have been telling Newsround what it's like to be part of the biggest sporting event in the world, the Olympic Games.

Katharine Merry grabbed bronze in the 400 metres at the Olympics in 2000, running in front of a packed stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The excitement of the night seemed to spur everyone on, with Katharine running the race in her fastest ever time.

Watch her interview as she describes how she grabbed herself a spot on the medal podium!