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Listen to Winning Women - Irish Olympians series online
Mon 09 Jul 2012 by Athena Media>
This August, Team Ireland sent 66 athletes to the Olympic games, 30 of whom are women. Among the athletes covered in the series, there is Sycerika Mcmahon; the 17 year old swimmer and multi-gold winning medallist. Ireland's first ever Olympic qualifier in Modern Pentathlon, Natalya Coyle. Raphoe, Donegal's international badminton star; Chloe Magee. Mexican-American-Irish pole vaulter; Tori Pena and long distance marathon runners; Ava Hutchinson and Linda Byrne.
Winning Women features legendary commentator Jimmy Magee, Olympic silver medalist Sonia O’Sullivan and Irish Times athletics correspondent Ian O’Riordan, among others.
Winning Women is an Athena Media production made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and broadcast on Newstalk. Producer is Helen Shaw and reporter Lisa Essuman.
Subscribe to the Winning Women Podcasts; Episodes 1 - 8, on the Athena Media RSS feed here.
Click here to listen to Episode 1 - Marathon, featuring Ava Hutchinson, Linda Byrne, and Maria McCambridge. Broadcast, Tuesday 3rd July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 2 - Triathlon, featuring Aileen Morrison. Broadcast, Wednesday 4th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 3 - Track and Field, Fionnuala Britton. Broadcast, Tuesday 10th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 4 - Badminton, Chloe Magee. Broadcast, Wednesday 11th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 5 - Judo, Lisa Kearney. Broadcast,Tuesday 17th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 6 - Swimming, Sycerika McMahon. Broadcast, Wednesday 18th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 7, Modern Pentathlon; Natalya Coyle. Pole Vault; Tori Pena. Broadcast, Tuesday 24th July on Newstalk.
Click here to listen to Episode 8, Race walking; Olive Loughnane. Rower; Sanita Puspure. Broadcast, Wednesday 25th July on Newstalk.
To listen to our compilation featuring Judo player Lisa Kearney, swimmer Sycerika McMahon, Pentathlete Natalya Coyle, Rower Sanita Puspure, and Race Walker Olive Loughnane click here and to listen to our second compilation featuring Long distance runner - Fionnuala Britton, Linda Byrne -marathon runner, Triathlete - Aileen Morrison, Canoeist - Hannah Craig and Badminton player - Chloe Magee click here