WATCH: Derval O'Rourke's views on the Pat Hickey ticket scandal are a must watch 5 years ago

WATCH: Derval O'Rourke's views on the Pat Hickey ticket scandal are a must watch

On the money.

Having represented Ireland with distinction at two Indoor World Championships, five Outdoor World Championships and three Olympic Games, Derval O'Rourke is better placed than most to give her views on the potential damage that the recent OCI ticket scandal can have on the reputation of Irish athletics.

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After Pat Hickey's temporary resignation, the RTÉ Sport pundit has called for a full investigation into the ticketing scandal that has deflected some of the attention away from the Ireland's dedicated athletes in Rio.

In an articulate and accurate interview, the former world indoor champion states that athletes are "held to the highest standards for everything and we’re very accountable, we're very answerable". The sprint hurdler from Cork also noted that "most athletes earn very little money, they do it for the love of the sport. The least you can expect is integrity and honesty from the people who are the gatekeepers of the sport."

Take a look.