Vicky Hol­land is un­de­ni­ably a medal favourite for Rio this year. Here she tells Triathlon Plus how she han­dles race day pres­sure and shares her plans for the fu­ture

Triathlon Plus - - Contents - Words Fiona Duffy Im­ages David Pearce; Romilly Lock­yer

We caught up with Vicky Hol­land and chat­ted all things Olympics.

Four years on from 2012 Vicky Hol­land is a very dif­fer­ent ath­lete to the do­mes­tique who played a sup­port­ing role to He­len Jenk­ins. To­day, the Com­mon­wealth cham­pion and reg­u­lar World Se­ries race cham­pion re­veals her Rio medal dreams, house­shar­ing with one of her big­gest ri­vals and the re­cur­ring race- night­mare that af­fects all triath­letes.

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