Zac Purchase after winning silver in the lightweight double sculls
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How do you console a London 2012 Olympic athlete?

Chaplains at the Olympic Athletes' Village are responsible for catering to the spiritual needs of those competing.

They can see up to 500 people a week, including many who were unsuccessful in their aims to be Olympic champions.

Richard Gamble, one of the chaplains at the village, told 5 live's Tony Livesey what he does to help losing athletes.

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  • 08 Aug 2012
  • From the section UK