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Thompson, Daley (Part 4 of 4). An Oral History of British Athletics

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:20:28

  • Shelf mark

    C790/07

  • Subjects

    Athletics: multi-events

  • Recording date

    1997-07-08

  • Recording locations

    London

  • Interviewees

    Thompson, Daley, 1958- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Cutler, Rachel (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4: Discusses personal character traits - like mother and father - affected by schooling - self belief - no feeling of failure. Post athletics - football - Mansfield Town. Club structure in athletics. History of his coaches - Bruce/ Frank Dick/ - relationship between coach and athlete -training at Haringey. Ron Pickering - his philosophy of athletics. Children and sport. Life post career - no interest in administration or Coaching and teaching sports. Looking back 'I had a bloody good time'. End of interview.

  • Description

    Interview with decathlete Daley Thompson

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