Kriss Akabusi

Sprint and Hurdling Athlete

Former sprint and hurdling athlete from the United Kingdom who won a gold medal in the 400 metres hurdles at the 1990 European Championships.

Keith Antoine

Athletics & Performance Coach

Well known and highly respected running coach, Keith Antoine has held a number of national coaching positions. He is also an adept and well regarded motivational speaker.

Steve Backley

Javelin Thrower

A constant fixture on the national team for many years, Steve Backley was one of the country's most popular track and field athletes. His long and distinguished career established him as one of the all time greats of javelin throwing. During this time he won many medals including two Olympic silvers and one Olympic bronze, two silvers at the World Championships, and four European golds. He also set three world javelin records, and was ranked in the world top ten every year from 1989 to 2002.

Roger Black

Athlete & Olympic Silver Medallist

One of Britain's greatest 400m runners, Roger Black MBE represented his country at the highest level for fourteen years. During his career he won a number of titles and trophies - his vast medal collection includes two Olympic silver medals, two World Championship golds, five European Championship gold medals and two Commonwealth golds.

Sergey Bubka

Legendary Ukranian Pole Vaulter

Sergey Bubka showed a natural talent for both sprinting and the long jump from a very young age. At the age of nine he took up the pole vault, setting him on his journey to becoming a world class athlete and one of the greatest pole vaulters in history.

Darren Campbell


Former sprinter who was part of the successful relay team that took gold in the 2004 Athens Olympics.

Geoff Capes

Athlete & Strongman

Former athlete who specialised in the shot-put, also became a household name for taking part in strongman competitions and winning a number of titles.

Lord Sebastian Coe

Athlete & Politician

British politician, and former track and field athlete, Lord Sebastian Coe was one of the country's most successful middle distance runners during the 1980s. He won four Olympic medals (including two golds) and set many world records, including the world record for the 800 metres, which stood unbroken from 1981 to 1997.