BBC Sport - Rio 2016: Birgit Fischer wins eighth gold at Athens 2004
'What a woman!' Retired Fischer returns to win gold
- From the section Olympics
BBC Sport continues the countdown to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with the moment at the Athens Games in 2004 when 42-year-old German kayaker Birgit Fischer came out of retirement to win her eighth gold medal, 24 years after claiming her first.
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