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Babb: Expect big things from Ryan


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LONDON – A ten-month structured training programme tailored to his specific needs is responsible for the slimmer more competitive Ryan Brathwaite who placed fifth in the 110-metre hurdles finals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.And once he continues on course, Barbadians can expect big things from him at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.Alwyn Babb, head coach of the athletics team to the Olympic Games, told NATIONSPORT Brathwaite was more focused and made a bigger effort to return to his ideal body weight.“A year in track is a long time,” Babb said, of the programme.“I believe he is on course to break the national record and if he remains healthy he will be a major contender for Worlds next year.”Four years ago, after Brathwaite reached the semi-finals in Beijing, Babb mapped out a plan for his rise on the world stage during the interview.
Full story in tomorrow’s DAILY NATION

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