About Human to Hero


Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star. The show explores the discipline, dedication and determination involved, as well as the sources of inspiration for the world's best athletes.

Watch Human to Hero at these times (all GMT):
Every Wednesday on World Sport at 1600 and 2130, and Thursdays on World Sport at 0430 and 1130.
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Up next: Made in London


Human to Hero next meets British runner Christine Ohuruogu.

A keen netballer at first, she didn't start her track career until her late teens -- but the Londoner didn't waste any time catching up.

Ohuruogu won 400-meters gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and then overcame injury problems to claim silver in 2012 near where she grew up in Stratford.

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