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Derek Redmond

Track and Field

Britain's Redmond was expected to compete for a medal in the 400 meters in Barcelona, but pulled a hamstring in the backstretch and crumpled to the ground. Rather than take a stretcher, Redmond got up and hobbled the final 200 meters, his father joining him on the track for the homestretch as the crowd gave a standing ovation.
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