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Tanni Grey Thompson

Tanni Grey Thompson


First broadcast: Sun 08 Apr 2001

Paralympian , Athlete, Olympic gold medal winner

This week Sue Lawley's castaway is the paralympic athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson. Tanni Grey-Thompson has won medals in four Paralympic Games: when she was 19 she competed at Seoul and took the Bronze for the 200m. During the following 12 years her tally of medals has increased to nine golds and three silvers. She chooses eight records to take with her to the mythical island.

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