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 25 June 2010.
DALEY THOMPSON British decathlete who became only the second competitor in history to win the decathlon at two Olympic Games, capturing gold medals in 1980 and 1984.
The son of a Nigerian father and a Scottish mother, Thompson made his debut in the decathlon at the age of 16, winning a competition in Cwmbran, Wales. Thompson's ...
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