Adrian Moorhouse

Moorhouse MBE is a British former swimmer who dominated British swimming in the late 1980s. He won the 100 m breaststroke gold medal at the Seoul Olympics. Moorhouse became Britain’s number one breaststroke swimmer in 1981 when he won a bronze medal f...

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Alison Williamson

The oldest and most experienced member of the British archery team in the 2012 Olympics in London, which will be Alison Williamson's sixth straight Olympic appearance, becoming the fourth Brit to do so. While British teammate Simon Terry took an extende...

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Carl Hester

Raised on the Channel Island of Sark, Carl Hester first competed after taking up a job at the Fortune Centre in Hampshire before he joined Dr Wilfried Bechtolsheimer’s yard as a rider. Hester now runs his own yard and was named as the BOA Olympic Ath...

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Greg Searle

There are members of Britain’s rowing team that were not born when Greg Searle MBE made his debut on the British rowing team, finishing fourth at the World Junior Championships in 1988. Searle won world junior gold in 1989 and 1990 and it is 20 years...

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Kriss Akabusi

Bronze medallist in the 400m Hurdles at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games after beginning his career as a 400m runner on the flat. He ran the race of his life to clock a new British record 47.82 secs but the gold medal was won in a world record 46.78 by...

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Linford Christie

The oldest man to win an Olympic 100m title, Christie claimed the 1992 title in Barcelona aged 32. In all he competed in three Olympic Games. Coached by Ron Roddan, he was 26 before he won his first major medal. With a reputation for his 'presence&...

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Marcus Adam

Marcus Adam is one of a select band to represent team GB at both Summer and Winter Games; the Barcelona 1992 Games as an athletics sprinter, and the Salt Lake City 2002 Games in Bobsleigh. In Barcelona, Adam's competed in the men's 1...

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Mary King

Mary King, née Tucker, joins British archer Alison Williamson and jumping rider Nick Skelton in making her sixth Olympic appearance in London – the trio joining just three others on such a number. She is the oldest and most experienced member o...

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Sally Gunnell

Stormed to victory over 400m Hurdles in 1992, the first British woman to win gold on the track since Ann Packer. She also took the IAAF World title in 1993 in a new world record. A farmers daughter, she had begun her career with a AAA junior title in ...

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Simon Terry

Simon Terry’s two bronze medals at Barcelona 1992 ensured he was the first-ever British archer to win two medals at a Games. He took a break after Barcelona, spending his time driving a lorry and racing motorbikes before returning to competitive acti...

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