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Last updated at 11:59 GMT, Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Week 30: Olga Kharlan

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Welcome to Talking Sport!

Today we meet 21-year-old athlete Olga Kharlan.

Olga is from Ukraine and is a fencer.

She won a team gold medal for her country in the last Olympics in 2008.

Today we go to Olga's hometown of Mykolaiv and hear about how success in fencing is changing her life.

Join Natalie in this week's video to hear about Olga and learn the word 'glory'.

Learning point

Vocabulary: Glory


Now tell us what you think

Join in the conversation! Who do you think has a good chance of glory at this year's Olympic games?

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