'Mum didn't like me sitting in the house'

Northern Ireland long jumper Adam McMullen explains how his mother persuaded him to take up sport and how he persevered with athletics despite "not being that good" when he first started.

The 27-year-old will compete at the Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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