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The Superstars


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The Women's Championship for the Body Mist Trophy
After last week's Men's Final, this week the women have their turn and compete for their own Superstars championship. From the eight selected events, they each have to choose six. The contenders: the defending champion
Gillian Gilks : the badminton star who has won over 35 Commonwealth, European, national and All England titles
Davina Galica : the Olympic skier now a Grand Prix racing driver
Jill Hammersley : five times English national table tennis champion with over 400 international caps
Valentina Iliffe : Britain's top skier on the World and Olympic slopes
Hilary Peacock : our Number 1 in the exciting sport of wild water canoeing
Valerie Robinson : capped 100 times for England at hockey
Michele Tyler : the tennis star from our victorious Wightman Cup team Tessa Sanderson : the girl who took Olympic silver and Commonwealth gold in the women's javelin. Commentators
Staged at the Harlow Sports Centre
Produced in collaboration with Trans World International and Candid Productions Inc
Executive producer IAN SMITH


Unknown: Gillian Gilks
Unknown: Davina Galica
Unknown: Jill Hammersley
Unknown: Valentina Iliffe
Unknown: Hilary Peacock
Unknown: Valerie Robinson
Unknown: Michele Tyler
Unknown: Tessa Sanderson
Unknown: Ron Pickering
Producer: Ian Smith

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