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Can maths help you be number one in sports? Raducanu may have the answer

Sport and maths are very different activities, but some aspects of the mindset required to be successful in maths or sport can certainly help you to achieve success in the other.

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Laurence Shaw | The Conversation 

Emma Raducanu
Emma Raducanu with her US Open trophy | Photo: Twitter

Following her triumph in the recent tournament, Emma Raducanu was interviewed by Chinese media outlet CGTN and revealed that was her favourite subject at school. Raducanu told the interviewer she was “a numbers person” and really enjoyed the problem-solving aspect. The player, who recently received an A* at A-level, said she loved working on puzzles which, she said, gave her a thrill to solve.




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First Published: Thu, October 07 2021. 13:16 IST