PODCAST LEGENDS SERIES PART 1 – RAELENE BOYLE

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Delving into all things Commonwealth Games between now and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

We recap the week that was, chat to a Games star of the past, present or future and take a look at the week ahead for our Commonwealth Games aspirants.

EPISODE 21 – part 1/4 Legend Series: Raelene Boyle

To this day, 35 years on, Raelene Boyle remains one of the greatest female sprinters of the modern era.

Selected in every Australian Olympic and Commonwealth Games team from the age of 16 in 1982 to her last hurrah at the Brisbane 1982 Games, Boyle won a total of 12 medals – seven Commonwealth gold, two silver and three Olympic silvers.

After decades of giving athletics all she’s got, Raelene Boyle was officially elevated to Legend status at the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala Dinner last Thursday.

Before accepting her prestigious accolade, she spoke to our Gold Coast Gold host David Culbert on part one of the ‘Legends Series’.

From a father who didn’t believe on working her hard, to a coach who prepped her for life after sport, Boyle’s attitude towards her success is humble.

One thing is for sure, if Boyle had a strong opinion… she expressed it and nothing has changed.

A captivating ‘must listen’ episode of Gold Coast Gold.

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Brisbane 1982 Raelene Boyle wins Gold

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