UK:  Mary Rand  Athlete  Born 1940  A remarkable athlete, Rand was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold in a track and field event. She won the gold for a record-breaking long jump of 6.76m in the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, but was such an all-rounder that she also took home a silver and a bronze for the pentathlon and 100m relay.

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UK: Mary Rand Athlete Born 1940 A remarkable athlete, Rand was the first British woman to win an Olympic gold in a track and field event. She won the gold for a record-breaking long jump of 6.76m in the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo, but was such an all-rounder that she also took home a silver and a bronze for the pentathlon and 100m relay.

William Stedman of New Zealand competes in the Men's 800m T36 final on day 10 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Pontal on September 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2016 Rio Paralympics - Day 10

William Stedman of New Zealand competes in the Men's 800m T36 final on day 10 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Pontal on September 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Gold winner: Jeff Henderson of the USA performed a huge leap on a night of drama in the long jump

Rutherford latest Briton to take leap into history

Gold winner: Jeff Henderson of the USA performed a huge leap on a night of drama in the long jump

The World's Fittest Couple: American decathlete Ashton Eaton and his wife, Canadian heptathlete Brianne Thiesen-Eaton.

The World's Fittest Couple

The World's Fittest Couple: American decathlete Ashton Eaton and his wife, Canadian heptathlete Brianne Thiesen-Eaton.

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