The Breakdown with Orla Chennaoui and Greg Rutherford


Jess Learmonth

Season 1, Ep. 4

After last week's emotional discussion with Sir Chris Hoy, another Team GB gold-medal winner joins Orla and Greg this week as we meet Jess Learmonth.

Part of the team which brought home the gold in the mixed relay triathlon in Tokyo, Jess has a remarkable backstory, which involves working in Sainsbury's on minimum wage - a world away from some elite athletes.

We also hear about the moment she thought her "world was about to end", when she broke her back just five months before the Olympics were due to start...

The Breakdown is presented by Orla Chennaoui and Greg Rutherford

Production Manager: Maria Pilkington

Audio edit and mix: Pete Burton

Footage edit: Phil Golston and Pete Burton

Cameras: Marco Camilloni and Pete Burton

Produced by Orla Chennaoui and Pete Burton

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