Sochi 2014: Eddie 'the Eagle' Edwards lights up Calgary '88

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Sochi 2014: Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards lights up Calgary '88

22nd Winter Olympics

Venue:
Sochi, Russia
Date:
7-23 February
Coverage:
Live on BBC TV, Red Button, BBC Sport website, Connected TVs, BBC Sport app and Radio 5 live

BBC Sport looks back at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, when a little-known British ski jumper called Eddie Edwards captured the hearts of the world.

Despite finishing last in both the 70m and 90m events, Eddie 'the Eagle' became a hugely popular figure at the Olympics that year.

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