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Video transcript: Steve Cram, BBC commentator and former Olympic athlete

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I think one of the biggest changes in the world of athletics from a coaching and performance perspective has been data capture and how we then use that to inform performance. Everything from what we should be eating to when we eat it and how we recover, how we analyse races and long jump, high jump and all of that.

It’s coaches who will now have all this information and they can give it to an athlete in a form that they can process quickly, which is what they have to do when they are down there in the arena. I would have loved to have had the sort of data that is now available in my career but thankfully as a coach I can utilise it with the people I help.

We’re seeing British athletes and British Athletics getting better and better because of it.

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