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Team GB Exclusive: Walkden Looking For Manchester Gold

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If perseverance in the face of adversity is what makes a true champion then Bianca Walkden is among the best around.

While Walkden is the current world and European champion the course she has had to navigate to reach the top has been littered with bad luck.

The first hurdle came back in 2011 when Walkden suffered a torn knee ligament.

She returned three months after surgery desperate to compete at the World Championships and convince selectors of her merits ahead of London 2012.

All did not go to plan however as she exited in the second round and, an equally challenging outing at the European Championships, meant she was left to watch on from the sidelines for London.

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