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  • Golden girl Gunnell | Video

    Golden girl Gunnell

    Sally Jane Janet Gunnell attended West Hatch High School in Chigwell, Essex, east of London. Long Jump and the Pentathlon were her sports before she graduated to sprinting and the hurdles that would change her life.
  • Britain’s Fastest | Video

    Britain’s Fastest

    Linford Christie was born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica and brought up by his grandmother until the age of seven when he followed his parents in emigrating to England. Coming out of the Barcelona 100m final starting blocks at the age of 32, Christie pulled away from a ‘who’s who’ of famous sprinting names to claim his first Olympic title in a time of 9.96.
  • Cathy Freeman: a unique destiny | Video

    Cathy Freeman: a unique destiny

    A little girl from a poor background, who, over the years and thanks to her success, became the spokesperson of a forgotten people, the Aborigines. In 2000, she was chosen to light the Olympic cauldron in Sydney in front of the whole world. Olympic Magazine catches up with the sprinter. Copyright IOC/EBU
  • Benin's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Benin's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Fabienne Feraez leads Benin's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Benin athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Benin - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Jamaica's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Jamaica's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Veronica Campbell leads Jamaica's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Jamaica athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Jamaica - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Bahrain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Bahrain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Rakia Al Gassra leads Bahrain's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Bahrain athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Bahrain - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Ghana's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Ghana's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Vida Anim leads Ghana's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Ghana athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Ghana - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Comoros' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Comoros' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Ahamada Feta leads Comoros' Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Comoros athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Comoros - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Democratic Republic of the Congo's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Franka Magali leads Democratic Republic of the Congo's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Democratic Republic of the Congo athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Democratic Republic of the Congo - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Kineke Alexander leads Saint Vincent and the Grenadines' Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
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