Posted on 23 August 2010.
Denise Lewis is a Black British Athlete, a superb all-round talent. Denise progressed to the highest world-class at the heptathlon, her highest accolade was the Olympic gold medal she won in Sydney.
She achieved a best of 5277 points in her first year at the event in 1989. She was Britain's woman athlete of the year ...
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Posted on 08 July 2010.
Colin Jackson was one of Britain's greatest ever athletes who retired after a remarkable seventeen years at the top.
Although as a boy, Colin Jackson had an all-round talent for sport, playing football and cricket for the county and rugby and basketball for his school. Athletics came most naturally to him, his favoured event being the ...
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Posted on 07 January 2010.
Dame Kelly Holmes, DBE MBE (born 19 April 1970) is a retired British middle distance athlete. She specialised in the 800 metres and 1500 metres events and won a gold medal for both distances at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She set British records in numerous events and still holds the records over the ...
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