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Linford, Sally G, TONY FUCKING JARRETT.
Great times, brothers.
was the first person I had ever heard of with a crazy apostrophe name.
or, for the purists, Tom McKean
ALWAYS get boxed in.
Seventh in an Olympic final in his debut season and then nothing (injuries, presumably).
THIS WAS A GOLDEN AGE, PEOPLE!
Odd one out surely?
And yeah she was Irish but I still cheered her on. Just like that bird who cheated in the swimming.
in order of preference:
South Africa/Namibia/Jamaica/Bahamas/Canada/T&T and other assorted cool dudes
Countries with participants in unlikely events
My girlfriend is South African
around 36 at a guess
and even I know all those.
Akabusi & Redmond when your were 5
Roger Black when you were 9
The last time Black, Redmond, Regis & Akabusi won a medal together was in 1991 - when you were 3
I'm pretty cool, eh.
He retired in 1997
how on earth are there so many replies before getting to Daley?
The others are predominantly late 80s - early 90s
Frankie Fredericks <3
Yep - he is.
athletes who change events mid-career
hurdlers who run in relay teams (Tony Jarrett being a classic example, and Perri Shakes-Drayton keeping it going)
1993 stuttgart 4x100
Not sure why
great times; the years people actually cared about British athletics.
recognised him but totally forget who he was until this thread.
he was holding a clipboard
Check out that "clipboard" down his shorts
WHY? The name of the thread was enough to give me goosebumps
he was more pigeon chested than an actual pigeon.
Anyone remember when John Drummond left his comb in his hair by accident before the 100m and it came flying off about halfway through. GREAT TIMES