Derek Redmond

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Birthday
3, 1965
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
3, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
England

About

Sprinter known for tearing a hamstring in the 1992 Olympics 400-meter semifinals and then limping across the finish line with the help of his father, who ran out onto the track.

Before Fame

He attended Roade School in Northamptonshire.

Trivia

He won a gold medal at the 1991 World Championships in the 4x400-meter relay.

Family Life

He married Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies in 1994.

Associated With

Belarusian gymnast Vitaly Scherbo also competed in the 1992 Olympics, winning six gold medals.