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Edoardo Mangiarotti MP (1919 - 2012)

The Italian fencer, Edoardo Mangiarotti , was the most decorated fencer in the history of the sport. He won a record 13 Olympic medals (six gold, five silver, two bronze) in fencing from 1936 to 1960 -...

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Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips MP

Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips , MBE (born 15 May 1981) is the second child and only daughter of Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips .

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Sir Steven Geoffrey Redgrave CBE DL MP

WIP - CJB construction site!

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Oscar Pistorius MP

Oscar Pistorius (born 22 November 1986, Johannesburg), South African sprint runner who is a double amputee was selected to run in both the individual 400 metres and the 4x400 relay at the London Olympi...

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Abebe Bikila MP (1932 - 1973)

Abebe Bikila (አበበ ቢቂላ) (August 7, 1932 – October 25, 1973) was a two-time Olympic marathon champion from Ethiopia. Abebe Bikila grew up in a typical v...

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Liz McColgan MP

Scotland

Elizabeth ("Liz") McColgan (née Lynch) MBE (born 24 May 1964) is a Scottish former middle-distance and long-distance track and road-running athlete. She won the gold medal for the 10,000 metres ...

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Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE MP

Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, KBE, often known as Seb Coe, is an English former athlete and politician. Seb Coe is considered one of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time. He won the B...

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Launceston Elliot MP (1874 - 1930)

Launceston Elliot (9 June 1874 – 8 August 1930) was a Scottish weightlifter. He was the first British Olympic champion. Launceston Elliot was born in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, after...

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Charlotte Reinagle Sterry MP (1870 - 1966)

Charlotte Cooper Sterry nee Cooper (1870-1966) "All time tennis legend, five times Wimbledon Ladies Singles champion and first woman ever to become an Olympic Champion Charlotte Reinagle Cooper w...

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Jesse Owens MP (1913 - 1980)

James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens born September 12, 1913 died March 31, 1980 (complications due to Lung Cancer) nickname "Jesse", The Buckeye Bullet, JC Owens buried Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicag...

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Michael Phelps MP

Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Michael Phelps is an American swimmer, most notable for being the most decorated Olympian of all time with 19 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for gold medals (15) and gold medals in indi...

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Pierre de Coubertin MP (1863 - 1937)

fr.wikipedia.... ; en.wikipedia... ; Early life Pierre de Frédy was born in Paris on 1 January 1863 into an established aristocratic family.[1] He was the fourth child of Baron Charles L...

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