29 min

The athlete allergic to nearly all food: Annimari Korte on why she never gave up Olympic Channel Podcast

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There have been so many medical conditions, Finnish 100m hurdler Annimari Korte has lost count. Two rare conditions meant she couldn’t even swallow water and suffered pain similar to a heart attack. Slowly, she made a physical recovery and her dreams came true when she qualified for Tokyo 2020. But mentally, after all the trauma, she found it difficult to accept success.

LINKS:

Annimari Korte Instagram

Ed Knowles Twitter

Olympic Channel Instagram

There have been so many medical conditions, Finnish 100m hurdler Annimari Korte has lost count. Two rare conditions meant she couldn’t even swallow water and suffered pain similar to a heart attack. Slowly, she made a physical recovery and her dreams came true when she qualified for Tokyo 2020. But mentally, after all the trauma, she found it difficult to accept success.

LINKS:

Annimari Korte Instagram

Ed Knowles Twitter

Olympic Channel Instagram

29 min

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