Jessica Ennis, Victoria Pendleton, Katherine Grainger

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Jessica Ennis, Victoria Pendleton and Sarah Storey on how they reached the top and the pressures of being an elite female athlete. Gold medal winning rower Katherine Grainger, BBC sports journalist Eleanor Oldroyd, Sue Tibballs from the Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation, and chief executive of UK Sport Liz Nicholl joins Jane Garvey to discuss how women's sport in Great Britain can build on the Olympic success of London 2012.
Producer: Emma Wallace
Studio Producer: Ella-mai Robey
Editor: Alice Feinstein.

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Thu 27 Dec 2012 10:00

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