Monday, August 18, 2008
The 10K - A Labour of Love
Shelley Taylor-Smith caught up with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who was leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007, in Beijing.
Taylor-Smith encouraged the sports-loving Blair to go out to the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park to cheer on the top British 10K swimmers including David Davies, Keri-Anne Payne and Cassandra Patten.
With Patten and Payne supported by Prime Minister Blair, Russia's Larisa Ilchenko cheered on by Vladimir Salnikov and Chloe Sutton with President Bush in her corner, it will be interesting to see what national flag will be flying highest during the awards ceremony.
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