On Thursday 3 August, it will be 25 years since Derek Redmond fell to his knees during the 400m after tearing his hamstring. Applauded and encouraged by the 65,000 people in the stadium, Derek hobbled to the finish line.
During the lead up to the Rio Olympics homage was paid to Derek Redmond’s memorable performance in the 400m at the Olympics in Barcelona 24 years ago with the video footage posted online.
Derek’s memorable performance in the 400m at the Olympics in Barcelona 24 years ago has gone viral – and then some!
On 28th March Derek and his wife Maria dusted off their walking shoes and waterproofs to join Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling on his quest to complete 10 marathons in 10 days in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.