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30 British famous athletes
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Female athlete who specialised in heptathlon. She won the gold medal in the heptathlon at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and two silver medals in World Championships.
Freestyle swimmer. She won two gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in the 400 m and 800 m, breaking the 19 year-old world record of Janet Evans in the 800 m final.
Jamaican-born former sprinter. His major success was gold medal at 1992 Olympic Games in 100m, but he was also a world champion in 1993.
Born to Igbo Nigerian parents. Sprinter who specialises in the 400m. Olympic champion from Beijing 2008 and vice-champion from London 2012.
Formula One Driver. His active years in F1 was 1989-2000. He drove in 161 races and won 3 of them. Ended F1 career in Jaguar.
Somali-born track and field athlete. At 2012 Olympic Games he won two gold medals: 10,000m and 5,000m.
Professional boxer. In 2009 he beat Russian Nikolay Valuev and won WBA world heavyweight championship.
Racing cyclist who won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and broke the world hour record three times.
A sailor, who in 2012 became the first person to win medals in sailing at five Olympic Games, and the second to win four gold medals.
Very talented footballer from England. One of Busby Babes, who played as a winger. He died aged 21 in Munich disaster.
Female hurdler. In 1992 she grabbed gold medal at Olympic Games in 400m hurdles and bronze medal in 4x400m relay. World champion in 1993.
Nicknamed 'Flying Scot'. He competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers' Championships.
Nicknamed 'The Eagle'. First competitor to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. He was the British ski jumping record holder.
Welsh-born hurdler. In his career he was world champion twice in 1993 and 1999. has held the world record in the event since 1995.
He was formerly the world record holder for javelin throwing. He grabbed silver medals at 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games.
Sprinter, who won individual silver medals in the 400m sprint at Olympic Games (1996) and World Championships (1991).
Middle distance runner of Jamaican descents. At 2004 Olympic Games in Athens she grabbed two gold medals in 800m and 1500m.
Scottish road racing cyclist. He is the only British rider to have worn all TdF jerseys and one of five to have worn the yellow jersey. Twice world vice-champion in trial.
Sailor and double Olympic champion. At 2000 Olympic Games he won Finn class competition and at 2008 Olympic Games he was the best in Star class.
Female figure skater. She won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics with her partner.
Football goalkeeper. World Champion from 1966 World Cup. Named as the second best goalkeeper of the XX century by IFFHS.
A middle-distance runner, who won four Olympic medals, including the 1500 metres gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984. After sport career he became politician.
Triple jumper, who has held the world record in the event since 1995. He is former Olympic champion and twice world champion.
Scottish tennis player. 2012 Men's Singles Olympic champion. 4-times Grand Slam finalist.
Road racing cyclist. He is the 2011 Road Race World Champion and winner of the 2011 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award.
Male figure skater. He won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics with his partner.
A former decathlete. He won the decathlon gold medal at the Olympic Games in 1980 and 1984, and broke the world record for the event four times.
Rally driver. Driving Subaru Impreza WRC he won world championship in 2001. He died in 2005 for brain tumour.
Member of Great Britain national basketball team. Born in Sudan. Since 2004 he's been playing in NBA for Chicago Bulls.
Long-distance runner. She is the current women's world record holder in the marathon with her time of 2:15:25 hours. She is a former world champion in the marathon.
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