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Philanthropists Supporting Athletes Revel In The Performances Of Britain's Stars Of The Games

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With her joint swelling to twice its normal size, doctors told her that the only hope she had of making it to the London Games lay in a new bit of medical wizardry, a machine which would keep the damaged knee chilled for 24 hours a day. The trouble was such equipment would cost her more than £3,500 to hire – the kind of cash a gymnast does not keep under her mattress.

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