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(From South Wales Evening Post)
Byline: CHRIS PEREGRINE
SETBACKS are always there to overcome, and the one suffered by Tudor Bidder at school in Swansea can now safely be ticked off.
Getting your foot stuck in railings at the start of a race is not the way to win it.
But the youngster not only freed himself, but made up as much lost ground as he could to take second place.
It was quite an achievement, but one which has paled into significance rather for a man who is now charged with making Australia's athletes tick.
Tudor Bidder, once of Sketty Junior School and Bishop Gore Grammar School, is now athletics performance manager at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra, a role he has held for the past three years.
"I played many sports in school, starting with soccer in Sketty Junior School and then rugby, cricket and athletics at Bishop Gore …