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Recreating the heat of Athens
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Facing the heat in Athens
The Athens heat has been ferocious
It's hot and sweaty work playing most sports.

But spare a thought for those competing out in Athens.

The heat can reduce your performance massively, and it took a terrible toll in the marathon as Paula Radcliffe succumbed to the soaring temperatures.

The Academy found out what it's like competing in these conditions - and got a big shock!





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