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As Birmingham prepares to welcome the world in 2022, 22 Voices is a podcast series that will profile sporting stars and cultural trailblazers as the build up to the Commonwealth Games continues.
22 Voices tells the stories of Team England sporting stars preparing to go for gold in 2022, pioneering athletes from around the Commonwealth who’ve made history at previous Games, and West Midlands cultural icons.
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Heather Fisher and Sarah Davies
In this special International Women's Day episode, rugby sevens star Heather Fisher talks to weightlifter and beauty queen Sarah Davies about challenging gender stereotypes. Heather describes being kicked out of toilets for looking male; Sarah talks about being bullied for being muscular. A frank discussion about being proud to not fit in!
Heptathlon superstar Katarina Johnson-Thompson talks about recovering from injury, how jigsaws got her through lockdown, and her night out in Birmingham after winning world indoor gold!