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11 July, 2023


Priya Gopaldas - From lockdown runner to ultra marathon lover

This week on the Outside & Active Podcast Dom speaks to ultra marathon runner and former Love Island contestant, Priya Gopaldas.

Priya Gopaldas

This week on the Outside & Active Podcast Dom is joined by Priya Gopaldas

Priya is most recognisable as an Islander from Love Island 2021. Priya is a stunning young medical student, in her fifth year at UCL and has worked on many NHS health campaigns.

She is passionate about fitness and running and loves to take part in endurance and ultra marathons - recently completing a 250km ultramarthon in Sri Lanka raising money for the NHS.

In early 2022 Priya spoke about her own chronic lung condition "Bronchiectasis" and has now teamed up with Lung and Asthma UK to spread awareness about lung illnesses such as hers.

Priya is a stylish fashionista and a great all round influencer who works well with a variety of health, fitness and fashion brands.

She is articulate, and has a very confident and entertaining personality made for TV. As well as Love Island she has appeared on primetime TV shows such as Lorraine, BBC's Panorama, Steph's Packed Lunch, SkyNews and many more.

And while she may not have found her true love on Love Island - every viewer knows she truly loves cheese!


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