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Jemma Reekie believes missing out on Olympic medal could be ‘a good thing’

Jemma Reekie believes her fourth-placed finish at last summer’s Tokyo Olympic Games could prove “the best thing” for her in the long run.The 24-year-old fell agonisingly short of securing a medal in the 800 metres final that saw British team-mate Keely Hodgkinson claim silver.Reekie said: “Keely deserved all the attention she got, she did an amazing performance. I feel like she deserved what she got.“To come fourth at an Olympics was hard, but I think I move on from things quite well. I was quite excited quite quickly after, thinking ‘OK, I’ve come fourth but what can I do now...
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Diamond League: Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson wins 800m with Jemma Reekie fourth

Diamond League: Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson wins 800m with Jemma Reekie fourth. Watch Great Britain's Keely Hodgkinson win the women's 800m at the Diamond League in Zurich with fellow Briton Jemma Reekie finishing fourth. Catch up with Diamond League Athletics, streaming now on BBC iPlayer. Available to UK users only.
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Tokyo Olympics: Jemma Reekie aiming to emulate Dame Kelly Holmes' glory

In her bid to become one of Great Britain's track medallists in Tuesday's 800m final, Jemma Reekie has been taking advice from one of the greats. The 23-year-old Scot was just six when Kelly Holmes produced one of the country's iconic Olympic moments by winning gold in both the 800m and 1500m in Athens in 2004.
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