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Sport’s Hidden Crisis

Colin Jackson investigates the hidden extent of eating disorders in British sport and asks what the authorities should be doing to tackle the problem.

Colin Jackson investigates the hidden world of eating disorders in British sport. Speaking to athletes from amateur to elite levels, he discusses his own problems with food when he was an Olympic hurdler and asks why those involved in sport are far more likely to have an eating disorder than the rest of the population. Speaking to the chair of UK Sport, Dame Katherine Grainger, he asks what the authorities should be doing to tackle the problem.

29 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Reporter Colin Jackson
Director Edward McGown
Producer Edward McGown
Executive Producer Mark Harrison
Executive Producer Lucie Kon
Editor Rachel Jupp

Broadcasts

  • Mon 19 Oct 2020 19:40
  • Mon 19 Oct 2020 20:30
  • Mon 19 Oct 2020 22:45
  • Wed 21 Oct 2020 03:30
  • Sat 24 Oct 2020 00:45