Merlin Diamond
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Olympic hopes for Namibian athlete Merlin Diamond

Aspiring Olympic athlete, Merlin Diamond is a sprinter from Namibia. Her dream is "to be the first Namibian to bring a gold medal home".

Aged 19, she has left her family and friends behind to train for the London 2012 Olympic games in Mauritius.

Razia Iqbal went to meet her.

  • 20 Jul 2011
  • From the section Africa