Podcast: Darya Klishina - The ‘lonely’ long jumper

About this episode

She was the only athlete to compete for Russia in either track of field at Rio 2016. Her Olympic experience was not enjoyable. Darya Klishna had to take a break from long jumping altogether in 2018 to recover mentally. The Olympic Channel Podcast spoke to her as she prepares for action at the IAAF World Championships in Doha.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.