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Week 4: Merlin Diamond

Follow sporting stories and learn English along the way.


Merlin Diamond

Welcome to Talking Sport!

This week we meet another Olympic hopeful.

Merlin Diamond wants to compete in the 100m and 200m sprints in next year's Olympics.

The 19 year old is from Namibia and wants to win the first gold medal for her country.

Merlin has a strict schedule and spends many hours training every day.

Join Natalie in this week's video to learn some English and find out more about Merlin.

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