Michael Slavin Breaks Into Song

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About this Item

When Dermot Lennon becomes the first Irishman to win a gold medal at the World Equestrian Games in 2002, commentator Michael Slavin pays tribute to him in song.

  • Title
    Commentator Breaks into Song
  • 1st Broadcast
    22/09/2002
  • Contributor
    Michael Slavin
  • Clip Duration
    00:03:08
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Series title
    Sunday Sport
  • Clip title
    Michael Slavin Breaks Into Song
  • Extended description

    Dermot Lennon won the Individual gold medal in the 2002 Show Jumping World Championships riding Liscalgot. This was Ireland's first ever win at the World Championships.

  • Information

    This episode of 'Sunday Sport' was broadcast on 22 September, 2002.

    The accompanying image shows Dermot Lennon on the gold medal plinth at the World Equestrian Games, 2002.

  • Local keywords
    Michael Slavin, Dermot Lennon, Sunday Sport, World Equestrian Games, Sports Commentator
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Sport
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    2002
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    RCD_220902
  • 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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