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Thursday, 22 March 2012

Olympic Hopeful Package


Winchester resident Louise Damen is hopeful of earning a team GB marathon spot for the London Olympics, writes Daniel Mackrell.

She will take part in this years London Marathon, and if she can impress, she may be selected to compete beside Paula Radcliffe and Mara Yamauchi.

Louise, 30, said on Friday 'It would be a dream come true'.

The PE teacher finished under the olympic qualfying time in her debut appearance in last years London Marathon.

The marathon, taking place on 22nd April, is likely to have a big influence on the decision of the final member of Team GB's womens marathon team.

The Olympic torch route through Winchester was announced on Monday, and it will pass places such as Hyde Street, the Winchester Cathedral and the upper high street.


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