Alasdair Hooper hosts a judo special with 2014 Commonwealth Champion and World bronze medalist Nekoda Smythe-Davis.
The 25-year-old tells the podcast about how she got into the sport and how she has risen from not believing she could qualify for an Olympics to becoming a world bronze medalist.
She also tells about her upbringing on a London estate and her role in inspiring the next generation.
With the European Championships coming up Nekoda also previews the tournament and takes us through her 2014 Commonwealth win.
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