At a glance
Although Derek Redmond was one of the best European 400 metre runners of the late 80s and early 90s, was a world champion as part of the British 4×400 relay team and held the national record for seven years, he is probably best remembered for the events of a summer afternoon at the Barcelona Olympics. Arguably in the form of his life, and having started his Olympic campaign by comfortably winning both his heat and quarter-final, Redmond seemed set to qualify for the final when he broke down halfway through his semi-final when his hamstring snapped. After the pain had...
Derek in numbers
Barcelona 1992GamesResultsSportEventBarcelona 1992
AC h1 r3/4Athletics400 metres