Get Inspired: Denise Lewis on athletics

Denise Lewis won heptathlon gold at the Sydney Games in 2000, and she told BBC Sport how her passion for athletics began as a child at Birchfield Harriers.

If you want to run, jump or throw, athletics provides the perfect platform to compete. British Athletics' Grassroots scheme provides information on how you can begin taking part whether as an athlete, coach, official or volunteer.

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