Jarmila Kratochvílová broke both the and world records.
Marita Koch et Marlies Gohr 1983 - Along with Flo Jo these two East German athletes had some of the most suspect World Record performances in women's athletics history. Like Flo Jo's 100 & 200m WR's Koch's 400m still stands nearly 30 years later ! !
Olympic torch route, day 27: Edinburgh is a city looking outwards
Eric Liddell - Chariots of Fire A hero of mine. Sticks to his principles, becomes world famous as an Olympic runner who wins a gold, leaves the limelight to be a Christian missionary in China, ends up in a concentration camp there, and dies there a few months before the war's end, faithful until his quiet death. A real hero.
A classic race. Linford Christie - Athletics, Barcelona 1992 100m