Artwork for podcast Destination Tokyo
The Olympic dream taken from Becky Downie
Episode 967th June 2021 • Destination Tokyo • Mark Shardlow
00:00:00 00:08:51

Share Episode


Becky Downie has been left out of the Olympic team for Tokyo. The experienced Team GB athlete has had a torrid few weeks after the sudden death of her brother and having a special trial two weeks later to try to secure her place. An appeal failed.

"Ever since I was a little girl winning an Olympic gold medal has always been my dream. I don't have the words to describe how it feels now not being able to even try."