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Derek Redmond - Injury at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics

While running in the semi-finals of the 400m, during Barcelona's 1992 Summer Olympics, Derek Redmond sustained a hamstring injury. He dropped to the ground in pain.

This image depicts that moment. Instead of letting it defeat him, however, Redmond turned this disaster into a demonstration of courage and perseverance.


Media Credits

Image online via the International Olympic Committee. Fair use for educational purposes.

 

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