Sport just isn’t a matter of life and dying however it could actually nonetheless be life-affirming and Matthew Hudson-Smith’s triumph on the European Championships final evening was one such second. It took one lap however the grin slowly curling throughout his face in Munich’s Olympiastadion was one of the welcome sights of the summer season.
It was Hudson-Smith’s second successive European 400m title, however these golds, 4 years aside, bookend a darker interval. Harm, payments and unhappiness after the deaths of coaches and pals pushed him to the sting. After profitable a bronze medal on the World Championships in Oregon, he revealed he had tried to take his personal life final 12 months. He didn’t need to give graphic particulars and didn’t have to. A
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