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#sonia week

# sonia-week - Friday 29 November, 2019

Listen to Episode 3 of 'Sonia': A special three-part podcast as part of Sonia Week on The42

In the final episode, we find Sonia at her lowest hour: Atlanta 1996.

# sonia-week - Thursday 28 November, 2019

'I am even more in awe of her now' - how Sonia O'Sullivan inspired the next generation

For the Irish athletes who came next, it was all about following the path worn by a girl from Cobh.

# sonia-week - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Listen to Episode 2 of 'Sonia': A special three-part podcast as part of Sonia Week on The42

We join O’Sullivan at the start line of the 1993 World Championships with the country expecting gold.

'There's a very strong case for her as the greatest Irish sportsperson ever'

Sports historian and fellow former athlete Pierce O’Callaghan reflects on Sonia O’Sullivan’s legacy.

# sonia-week - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Gillian O'Sullivan on watching her sister become an Irish legend

‘I think my mother is still genuinely waiting for her to get a real job.’

The College Years - 'She set her goals and she was going to go after it. That was her attitude'

We retrace Sonia O’Sullivan’s time at Villanova with her former coach and teammate.

# sonia-week - Monday 25 November, 2019

Listen to Episode 1 of 'Sonia': A special three-part podcast as part of Sonia Week on The42

Today we focus on her Olympic debut in Barcelona.

'Sonia told us in her Leaving Cert Irish Oral exam she was going to be in the Olympics'

The42 takes a visit to Cobh, the hometown of Irish sporting legend, Sonia O’Sullivan.

Welcome to Sonia Week on The42...

We’ll reflect on the Cobh woman’s career on the track and her impact off it as an Irish sporting legend turns 50.