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GB's most decorated female Olympic high jumper Tyler dies

Great Britain’s first female individual athletics Olympic medallist and most decorated female Games high jumper Dorothy Tyler has died aged 94.<...>

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Greene pays tribute to coach Arnold as he announces split

Hurdler Dai Greene admits it is with a heavy heart that he will part ways with coach Malcolm Arnold and move away from his long term base in Bat...

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Lewis backs Johnson-Thompson to be a force in 2015 and 2016

Olympic champion Denise Lewis believes heptathlon Katarina Johnson-Thompson’s enforced absence from this summer’s major championships will prove...

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Countdown to Rio: Summer sports week in review

Tiffany Porter made sure to end a successful season on a high as she broke Jessica Ennis-Hill’s British 100m hurdles record on the way to silver...

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Dasaolu finishes season with Continental Cup win

Great Britain's James Dasaolu finished his injury-hit season with victory after he beat a world-class field in the 100m final at the IAAF Contin...

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Medal Record
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Biography

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 the Long Jump but became British record holder at 100m Hurdles, and took Commonwealth gold at the distance in 1986. Moved up to 400m Hurdles in 1988 and finished 5th in the semi final in Seoul. She won relay gold at the 1990 European championships in Split and completed her set of major 400m Hurdles titles with gold in the 1994 Championships.

After winning her gold medal, she became a TV presenter with Skysports and later an interviewer for BBC. She was also an ambassador for London 2012.