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2 apr 1960
189 cm / 94 kg 6'2'' / 206 libbre
Maschio

Born in Jamaica Linford Christie followed his parents, who had emigrated some years earlier, to England at the age of seven but it was not until he was 19 that he took up sprinting.

Although considered by many within British athletics to have prodigious talent he showed a lack of discipline in training that meant he narrowly missed selection for the relay at the 1984 Olympics. Fired by his Olympic disappointment and under the tutelage of Ron Roddam he showed a more professional attitude to training and he immediately converted this improved form by winning the 1986 European title, which he would retain in 1990 and...

Linford in numeri

3
Olimpiadi
Olimpiadi
3
medaglie
Medaglia d'oro:1 Medaglia d'argento:2 Medaglia di bronzo:
  • Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Atlanta
    Atlanta 1996
    • AC
      Athletics
      100 metres
    • 4 h5 r2/4
      Athletics
      200 metres
  • Barcellona
    Barcellona 1992
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Barcellona
    Barcellona 1992
    • 1 Medaglia d'oro
      Athletics
      100 metres
    • 5 h1 r3/4
      Athletics
      200 metres
    • 4
      Athletics
      4 x 100 metres Relay
  • Seul
    Seul 1988
    Giochi
    Risultati
    Sport
    Evento
    Seul
    Seul 1988
    • 2 Medaglia d'argento
      Athletics
      100 metres
    • 4
      Athletics
      200 metres
    • 2 Medaglia d'argento
      Athletics
      4 x 100 metres Relay

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