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Tests find reason behind triathlete's struggles

Paula Findlay was one of Canada's best hopes for a medal at the London Olympics, but the decorated triathlete struggled and tearfully crossed the finish line in last place.

Now, tests have revealed Findlay was suffering from a severe iron deficiency, undetected despite the battery of tests high level athletes go through these days.

Dean Kriellaars is an exercise physiologist at the University of Manitoba.

Click on the link below to hear him speak with Dave.

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