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20 April 2017: Footballer Sammy Kuffour & Sri Lankan Swimming Champion Julian Bolling

Sri Lankan swimmer Julian Bolling (above) won 15 gold medals in 4 editions of the Asian Games between 1984 and 1991.  He also represented his country in three Olympic Games.  Today he's a swimming coach in Sri Lanka.  In the first part of his story he tells us about his sporting family and life as a national swimming champion.  We also hear the concluding part of our interview with former Bayern Munich and Ghana defender, Sammy Kuffour, in which he tells us how his faith helped him after the tragic death of his 15-month-old daughter in a swimming pool accident in 2003..

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