Dr Sharon Madigan from Team Ireland chats with rower Lydia Heaphy on what she eats to compete.

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Lydia was a reserve at Tokyo but it shows that there needs to be a big team behind the athletes who take to the start line, pushing them on in training and helping to get everyone ready.

She is from the famous rowing town of Skibbereen and will be looking forward to Paris 2024 already! Here, Lydia tells us a bit about herself and discusses her diet and training with Sharon.

You can learn more about Dr Sharon Madigan's role with Team Ireland HERE.

AND watch her chat Judo competitor Ben Fletcher HERE.

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