Bitesize: Character trumps Talent
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Dedication often beats talent, and application trumps genetics. Character is key - and it's what took Alex Danson-Bennett to the top of her sport as she became Team GB's top goalscorer as they won hockey gold at the Rio 2016 Games.


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