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NATIONAL PRIDE: Rae-Anne Serville, left, and coach Antonia Burton celebrate Serville's North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Under-18 Championship girls' 400 metres bronze medal in Queretaro, Mexico, in July 2019

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Burton reflects on athlete-to-coach journey

Go Back : Express : Kwame Laurence : 08.10.2020

Antonia Burton was at death's door in the summer of 2006. On scholarship at the University of South Alabama, in the United States, Burton was using her sprint talent to further her education.

"And then one summer I went to Florida to be with my aunt, and got in a car accident. My uncle was driving. The car spun out of...