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How Cyril's hard lockdown primed Flora Duffy for triathlon gold - for Bermuda (and SA)

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Flora Duffy (Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)
Flora Duffy (Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

When Flora Duffy made history last week by becoming the first Bermudan to win an Olympic gold medal, Bobby Behan was understandably emotional.

What he didn't quite expect was how the diminutive but powerful 33-year-old triathlete would react.

"I was literally crying on the phone and what does Flora do? She chuckles," Behan told Sport24.

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