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LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS

FORMER COMMONWEALTH 800M CHAMPION DIANE MODAHL IS STILL INVOLVED WITH SPORT, HELPING YOUNGSTERS THROUGH HER OWN FOUNDATION, WRITES EMILY MOSS
Diane Modahl: Commonwealth 800m gold in 1990
MARK SHEARMAN

A SIX-TIME AAA national champion and former English 800m record-holder with 1:58.65, Diane Modahl’s life after athletics has included working for the BBC in the lead-up to the 2002 Commonwealth Games in her hometown of Manchester, appearing in I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here and establishing the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation (DMSF), which helps more than 700 young people a week across Manchester.

Unfortunately, however, the three-time Commonwealth Games medallist, whose best moment came when she topped the podium in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1990, is often not best remembered for her athletic achievements, but for being falsely accused of a doping offence on the eve of the 1994 Commonwealth Games.

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About AW - The best coverage of the No.1 Olympic sport

SPOTLIGHT 15 50 GREATEST THINGS IN ATHLETICS We pick the best products and items from the world of athletics in our inaugural list 26 CINDY OFILI Interview with one of the unsung heroes of Rio after her fourth place in the Olympic 100m hurdles final 30 WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Diane Modahl, the 1990 Commonwealth 800m champion PERFORMANCE 36 Sports science news 38 Solve your nutrition problems 40 Power up your hamstrings 42 Psychological expectations NEWS 6 Purdue lands a ‘Plan B’ PB 8 Alison Leonard over Rio upset 12 Steve Lewis gets London upgrade RESULTS & FIXTURES 44 Results, including Frankfurt Marathon and World Trail Champs 56 Previews of the Saucony English Cross Country Relays in Mansfield and the TCS New York City Marathon 57 What’s On – events coming up on road, track and cross country REGULARS 34 YoungAthlete 61 Quiz–test your knowledge 62 Dip Finish