Olympic Silver for O'Sullivan

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Greg Allen's commentary as Sonia O'Sullivan takes the silver medal in the five thousand metres at the 2000 Olympic Games  when finishing just 23 hundredths of a second behind Gabriela Szabo.

  • Title
    Sonia O’Sullivan Wins Olympic Silver Medal
  • 1st Broadcast
    25/09/2000
  • Contributor
    Greg Allen
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:54
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Today With Pat Kenny
  • Clip title
    Olympic Silver for O'Sullivan
  • Extended description

    Greg Allen has covered every major championship track race that Sonia O'Sullivan has competed in since making her debut at the European Athletic Championships in 1990. He has reported on or commentated on all her medal-winning performances, which have included three World Championship gold medals, three European Championship golds and of course her Olympic silver in Sydney in 2000.

  • Information

    'Today with Pat Kenny' is a mid-morning current affairs magazine programme with the stories of the day, sharp analysis, in-depth features and consumer interest. 'Today with Pat Kenny' is presented by Pat Kenny and broadcast on RTÉ Radio One.

    This episode of 'Today with Pat Kenny' was broadcast on 25 September, 2000.

    The image accompanying this clip shows Sonia O'Sullivan with her Olympic Silver medal in 2000.

  • Local keywords
    Greg Allen, Radio Commentator, Sonia O'Sullivan, Olympics
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ Radio One
  • Production year
    2000
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    RCD 25092000
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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