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North West

Olympic swimmer Steve Parry introduces a special programme looking at the North West sports stars hoping to make an impact at London 2012. There's a look inside the Liverpool Gymnastics Club where young hopefuls learn from the brilliant Beth Tweddle, triple world champion and Britain's best ever gymnast. Stuart Pollitt meets the youngster who's taking on five different disciplines in the Modern Pentathlon. There's a report on the husband and wife team looking to repeat their achievements at the Paralympics in Beijing where they each won double cycling gold. Jacey Normand turns guinea pig to test the facilities offered by the region's sports scientists and we meet the young woman from Toxteth hoping to make boxing history.

29 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Jan 2012 17:00
BBC One North West


Role Contributor
PresenterSteve Parry
ProducerGed Clarke
ReporterJacey Normand
ReporterStuart Pollitt
Executive ProducerDeborah Van Bishop