Do you know what’s an athlete made up of? Though one may argue, it’s the usual flesh and blood they have something more than that. Lighting speed, unswerving accuracy, strong determination, powerful endurance and superb eye-hand coordination separates athletes from common people. Though they come out from the common group of people, it is their dedication to sports and their determination to succeed that helps them stand out. Britain has been mecca of such sporting legends who have commanded the highest positions in track and field athletics. Their feats are remarkable and their achievements immeasurable. Through their unwavering dedication and resolute determination, they have earned a high place in sports in the world. Be it Lord Coe’s spectacular middle-distance running during the 1980s that has made him a living legend of Britain today, or the current British record holder Greg Rutherford’s long jump victories in Olympics, Commonwealth and European Championship games, the country has many proud achievers. Current women world record holder in marathon is British Paula Radcliffe who has three London and New York Marathon Championships each in her kitty as well as one Chicago marathon Championship. Other prominent British athletes include Morgan Lake, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Mo Farah, Daley Thompson, Derek Redmond and so on. Check this section to know more about famous British athletes.
Mo FarahMo Farah

23 March 1983

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread

03 March 1961

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister

23 March 1929

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe

29 September 1956

Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill

28 January 1986

Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie

02 April 1960

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson

30 July 1958

Steve CramSteve Cram

14 October 1960

Liz McColganLiz McColgan

24 May 1964

Allan WellsAllan Wells

03 May 1952

Philip Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker

01 November 1889

Owen FarrellOwen Farrell

24 September 1991

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James CracknellJames Cracknell

05 May 1972

Alun Wyn JonesAlun Wyn Jones

19 September 1985

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams

26 October 1982

Mark PhillipsMark Phillips

22 September 1948

Jimmy WhiteJimmy White

02 May 1962

Katarina Johnson-ThompsonKatarina Johnson-Thompson

09 January 1993

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Sam WarburtonSam Warburton

05 October 1988

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington

17 February 1989

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe

17 December 1973

Stuart BinghamStuart Bingham

21 May 1976

Mike TindallMike Tindall

18 October 1978

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker

05 March 1986

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Victoria PendletonVictoria Pendleton

24 September 1980

Kriss AkabusiKriss Akabusi

28 November 1958

Nicolas HamiltonNicolas Hamilton

28 March 1992

Carl FramptonCarl Frampton

21 February 1987

Denise LewisDenise Lewis

27 August 1972

Steve RedgraveSteve Redgrave

23 March 1962

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Greg RutherfordGreg Rutherford

17 November 1986

Colin JacksonColin Jackson

18 February 1967

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams

15 December 1899

Rocky FieldingRocky Fielding

05 August 1987

Zara PhillipsZara Phillips

15 May 1981

Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes

19 April 1970

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Chris AshtonChris Ashton

29 March 1987

Matthew PinsentMatthew Pinsent

10 October 1970

Lester PiggottLester Piggott

05 November 1935

Chris HoyChris Hoy

23 March 1976

Geoff CapesGeoff Capes

23 August 1949

Ben YoungsBen Youngs

05 September 1989

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Fauja SinghFauja Singh

01 April 1911

Rory UnderwoodRory Underwood

19 June 1963

Lawrence OkoyeLawrence Okoye

06 October 1991

Jolyon PalmerJolyon Palmer

20 January 1991

Alistair BrownleeAlistair Brownlee

23 April 1988

Jonathan ReaJonathan Rea

02 February 1987

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Dylan HartleyDylan Hartley

24 March 1986

Max ChiltonMax Chilton

21 April 1991

Bill BeaumontBill Beaumont

09 March 1952

Andy GoodeAndy Goode

03 April 1980

Dwain ChambersDwain Chambers

05 April 1978

Gethin JenkinsGethin Jenkins

17 November 1980

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Danny CareDanny Care

02 January 1987

Ugo MonyeUgo Monye

13 April 1983

Amy WilliamsAmy Williams

29 September 1982

Iwan ThomasIwan Thomas

05 January 1974

Usman AhmedUsman Ahmed

21 November 1981

Martin OffiahMartin Offiah

29 December 1966

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Steve OvettSteve Ovett

09 October 1955

Steve BeatonSteve Beaton

05 April 1964

Charlotte DujardinCharlotte Dujardin

13 July 1985

Callum RobinsonCallum Robinson

02 February 1995

Dario GradiDario Gradi

08 July 1941

Scott QuiggScott Quigg

09 October 1988

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Oliver RowlandOliver Rowland

10 August 1992

Lewis MoodyLewis Moody

12 June 1978

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston

01 December 1881

Becky DownieBecky Downie

24 January 1992

Paul SampsonPaul Sampson

12 July 1977

Alex LynnAlex Lynn

17 September 1992

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Rhys PriestlandRhys Priestland

09 January 1987

Dan LydiateDan Lydiate

18 December 1987

Tom SykesTom Sykes

19 August 1985

David Cecil, 6th Marquess of ExeterDavid Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter

09 February 1905

Christine OhuruoguChristine Ohuruogu

17 May 1984

Ben KayBen Kay

14 December 1975

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Kevin SinfieldKevin Sinfield

12 September 1980

Will StevensWill Stevens

28 June 1991

William Fox-PittWilliam Fox-Pitt

02 January 1969