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  • Clay and Krauchanka Duel in Decathlon Events | Video

    Clay and Krauchanka Duel in Decathlon Events

    American Byran Clay and Andrei Krauchanka of Belarus vie for top spot in the decathlon. Krauchanka jumps 2.11m in the high jump, while Clay clears 1.99m. Clay runs 48.92 s in heat 1 of the 400m, and Krauchanka puts down a time of 47.30s in the second heat. After 5 events Clay has compiled 4521 points to Krauchanka's 4433. Athletics Decathlon Men High Jump, 400m - Beijing 2008.
  • Michael Phelps Becomes a Swimming Phenomenon | Video

    Michael Phelps Becomes a Swimming Phenomenon

    The swimming phenomenon Michael Phelps went on to win four individual golds at the Athens 2004 Olympics. He captured the 200m individual medley gold medal in 1:57.14, setting new Olympic record. In the 400m individual medley, Michael received gold in world record time (4:08.26). He earned the butterfly 100m and 200m Olympic title in Olympic record time (51.25 seconds and 1:54.04 respectively). Michael Phelps (USA) - Swimming - Athens 2004
  • Georges Andre's Olympic Achievements | Video

    Georges Andre's Olympic Achievements

    Georges Andre made his Olympic debut in London 1928, claiming the silver medal in the high jump with a 1.88m leap. In 1912, he participated in six different events but his results weren't good. Eight years later, he received the 4x400m relay bronze medal in Antwerp. At his forth Olympics in his hometown of Paris, Georges took the Athletes' Oath on behalf of all the athletes. Georges Andre (FRA) - Athletics - London 1908, Stockholm 1912, Paris 1924 (Summer)
  • Men's 200m freestyle final full replay | Video

    Men's 200m freestyle final full replay

    London 2012 - Frenchman Yannick Agnel won the 200m Freestyle to claim his second Olympic Games title in 24 hours. Agnel, 20, led from the start and enjoyed a dominant victory in 1:43.14, with Beijing silver medallist Park Tae Hwan and 400m Freestyle champion Sun Yang sharing silver. World champion Ryan Lochte of the USA was locked out of the medals in fourth. Watch the race in full here.
  • Agnel claims 200m freestyle gold for France - highlights | Video

    Agnel claims 200m freestyle gold for France - highlights

    London 2012 - highlights of the men's 200m freestyle final at the Aquatics Centre. Frenchman Yannick Agnel won to claim his second Olympic Games title in 24 hours. Agnel, 20, led from the start and enjoyed a dominant victory in 1:43.14, with Beijing silver medallist Park Tae Hwan and 400m Freestyle champion Sun Yang sharing silver. World champion Ryan Lochte of the USA was locked out of the medals in fourth.
  • Kriss Akabusi on the Olympic medal that changed his life | Video

    Kriss Akabusi on the Olympic medal that changed his life

    In this exclusive video interview for our Words of Olympians series, Kriss Akabusi explains why he still carries with him the silver medal he won with Great Britain’s 4x400m relay team at Los Angeles 1984.
  • Michael Johnson's Astonishing Olympic Success | Video

    Michael Johnson's Astonishing Olympic Success

    Michael Johnson made his Olympic debut in 1992, winning the 4x400m relay along with his teammates. At the 1996 Games, he became the only man in history to win the 200m and the 400m gold medals at a single Olympics, setting world record times in both events (19.32 in the 200m and 43.49 in the 400m). In Sidney 2000, he defended his 400m Olympic title, becoming the 1st athlete to capture 2 consecutive 400m gold medals. Michael Johnson (USA) - Athletics - Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Ian Thorpe Makes Olympic Debut Setting World Record | Video

    Ian Thorpe Makes Olympic Debut Setting World Record

    At only 17 years of age, Ian Thorpe makes his Olympic debut receiving the 400m free gold medal in world record time (3:40.59). Thorpe leads from start to finish, smashing his own world record to claim Australia's first medal at these Games. Rosolino of Italy and Keller of USA, receive the silver and bronze medal respectively. Swimming 400m Freestyle Men's Final - World Record (3:40.59) - Sidney 2000 Summer Olympics - Ian Thorpe (AUS), Massimiliano Rosolino (ITA), Klete Keller (USA)
  • Michael Johnson Sends Best Wishes | Video

    Michael Johnson Sends Best Wishes

    Retired American sprinter Michael Johnson encourages the participants in the Youth Olymic Games to have a great time and do their best. Johnson is a decorated athlete who won gold medals in the 200m in Atlanta, 400m in Atlanta and Sydney and the 4x400m in Barcelona.
  • Redmond’s Olympic Spirit | Video

    Redmond’s Olympic Spirit

    Derek Anthony Redmond didn’t win a medal at the Barcelona Olympics. In fact, the British 400m runner didn’t even make it past the semi-final stage. But it was his determination to finish that will live forever in the minds of millions.
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