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Yaroslava Mahuchikh: Moving to safety, journey to gold

The 2022 World Indoor high jump champion recounts her escape from Ukraine when the war broke out in her homeland. She was woken up by explosions in Dnipro and fled west towards safety, leaving family and training where possible, and persevered to clinch gold at the indoor athletics championships in Belgrade weeks later. Watch more of this interview with the Ukrainian, a bronze medallist from the Tokyo 2020 Games in 2021, on her inspirational journey and how the Olympics unites people.

Yaroslava Mahuchikh: Moving to safety, journey to gold

The 2022 World Indoor high jump champion recounts her escape from Ukraine when the war broke out in her homeland. She was woken up by explosions in Dnipro and fled west towards safety, leaving family and training where possible, and persevered to clinch gold at the indoor athletics championships in Belgrade weeks later. Watch more of this interview with the Ukrainian, a bronze medallist from the Tokyo 2020 Games in 2021, on her inspirational journey and how the Olympics unites people.