Jan Železný - Javelin World Record Holder
With 98m48 Jan Železný is the best javelin thrower in history. He was 3 times olympic gold medalist (1992-1996-2000) and silver medalist in 1988. Music : Hea...
Derek Redmond - Powerful Inspirational true story...Don't give up!
When you don't give up..You cannot fail!! I want to say a BIG thank you to 'everyone' who has commented on the inspiration that they've received from this vi...
Ron Delany
Ronald Michael Delany (born 6 March 1935), better known as Ron or Ronnie Delany, is an Irish former athlete, who specialised in middle distance running. He earned a gold medal by finishing in first pl...
Svetlana Klyuka
Svetlana Vasiliyevna Klyuka (Russian: Светлана Васильевна Клюка; born December 27, 1978 in Belogorsk, Amur Oblast) is a Russian middle distance runner. Klyuka ran the sixth fastest women's 800m ti...
Sabine John
Sabine John, née Möbius, divorced Paetz, (born 16 October 1957 in Döbeln, Saxony) is a retired East German heptathlete.As Sabine Möbius, she won the silver medal at the 1982 European Championships. Sh...
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Valto Olenius
Valto Rudolf Olenius (12 December 1920 in Karkkila – 13 July 1983 in Heinola) was a Finnish pole vaulter who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the 1952 Summer Olympics.
Alex Schwazer
Alex Schwazer, OMRI (born December 26, 1984), is an Italian race walker. He was the Olympic 50k walk champion but retired during the 2012 Olympics after being disqualified for doping offences.
Sch...
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Perri Shakes-Drayton
Peirresha Alexandra Shakes-Drayton (born 21 December 1988 in London, England) is a British track and field athlete who competes in the 400 metres hurdles and the 400 metres sprint. A knee injury at t...
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Doris Maletzki
Doris Maletzki (born June 11, 1952 in Salzwedel) is a retired East German sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.She won a gold medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1974 European Championships, to...
Odiah Sidibé
Odiah Sidibé (born January 13, 1970 in Fréjus, Var) is a French sprint athlete of Guinean descent.
Sonia O'Sullivan
Sonia O'Sullivan (born 28 November 1969, in Cobh, County Cork) is an Irish former athlete. She began her running career in Ballymore Running Club which is located in the eastern side of Cobh Town. She...
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Uno Palu
Uno Palu (born 8 February 1933 in Sindi) is a former Estonian decathlete who represented the USSR. He trained at Dynamo in Tallinn. At the 1956 Summer Olympics he finished fourth in decathlon. He won...
Wolfgang Schmidt
Wolfgang Schmidt (born 16 January 1954) is a former German track and field athlete, who competed for East Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal in the discus throw. A former wor...
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Tatyana Firova
Tatyana Pavlovna Firova (Russian: Татьяна Павловна Фирова; born October 10, 1982 in Sarov) is a Russian sprint athlete. Firova won the silver medal in the 4 x 400 m relay at the 2004, 2008 and 201...
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Aslı Çakır Alptekin
Aslı Çakır Alptekin (born 20 August 1985 in Antalya) is a Turkish female middle distance runner. A member of the Üsküdar Belediyespor in Istanbul, she is coached by her husband, runner Ihsan Alptekin...
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Sergei Popov (athlete)
Sergei Konstantinovich Popov (September 21, 1930 - June 25, 1995 in Saint Petersburg) is a retired marathon runner from the Soviet Union, who won the gold medal at the European Championships in Stockh...
Heide Rosendahl
Heidemarie Ecker-Rosendahl (born 14 February 1947) is a retired German athlete who competed mainly in the pentathlon and long jump. She set a world record of 6.84 m in long jump at Turin in 1970 which...
Patriz Ilg
Patriz Ilg (born 5 December 1957 in Aalen-Oberalfingen) is a retired 3000 m steeplechaser from West Germany.
He won a silver medal at the 1978 European Championships and gold medals at the 1982 Eu...
Manuela Levorato
Manuela Levorato (born 16 March 1977 in Dolo) is an Italian sprinter, who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She won eight medals at the International athletics championships and games.
At the...
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Gert Metz
Gert Metz (born 7 February 1942 in Mainz) is a German former sprinter who competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Gerda van der Kade-Koudijs
Gerda Johanna Marie van der Kade-Koudijs (29 October 1923 – 19 March 2015) was a Dutch athlete who competed at the 1948 Olympics. She won a gold medal in the 4×100 m relay, finished fourth in t...
André-Jacques Marie
André-Jacques Marie (born 14 October 1925) is a French former hurdler who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.