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Allyn Condon: Bristol's forgotten Olympian

Create: 02/27/2017 - 00:00

Jamie Baulch, Dwain Chambers, Jason Gardener are all names etched into athletics history, yet Bristol's Allyn Condon, despite being a Summer and Winter Olympian often seems to have been forgotten.

Perhaps coming from the wrong side of the tracks in down at heel Runcorn, or the constant battles with the athletics establishment, or perhaps simply being seen as just a relay specialst  means Condon's place in that history feels to have been largely overlooked.
 

From club to country

Mark Lewis-Francis targets place in history after bobsleigh switch

Create: 11/30/2015 - 19:10
His last act at an Olympics ranks highly among the most iconic moments in British sprinting history. His next could very well see him standing at the top of an icy chute with a bobsleigh handle, rather than a relay baton, in his clutches.
And if he pushes fast enough, then Mark Lewis-Francis just might etch his name into the history books as the first person from this country to win medals at both a Summer and Winter Games. 
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