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Linford Christie

Biography

Jamaican runner who became an Olympic precious metal medalist for the 100 meters on the 1992 Barcelona Olympic online games. He didn’t begin concentrating on athletics until he was 19 years of age. He gained two sterling silver medals on the 1988 Olympics in Seoul and a precious metal medal on the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. He grew up by his grandmother in Saint Andrew, Jamaica. He announced that he could defeat Usain Bolt if the necessity arose.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth April 2, 1960
Place Of Birth Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica
Height 1.88 m
Weight 84 kg
Profession Runner
Nationality British, Jamaican
Children Liam Linford Oliver-Christie
Parents Mabel Christie, James Christie
Siblings Russell Christie
Awards BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award
Nominations Milliyet Sports Award for World Athlete of the Year
Movies Don't Go Breaking My Heart
TV Shows Record Breakers, 30 for 30
Star Sign Aries

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1 Trainer of young sprinters
2 Former World-class sprinter, World champion, European champion and Olympic Champion in Barcelona in 1992.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mrs. Merton and Malcolm 1999 TV Series Silver Medalist
What You Lookin' At? 1993 TV Series

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jump 2016 TV Series Himself - Contestant
The Chase 2015 TV Series Himself - Contestant
The TV That Made Me 2015 TV Series Himself
Sports Life Stories 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
The Wright Stuff 2010-2014 TV Series Himself - Panellist / Himself - Guest Panelist
Pointless Celebrities 2013 TV Series Himself
The Big Picture 2012 TV Series Himself
30 for 30 2012 TV Series documentary Himself
The Big Fat Quiz of the 90s 2012 TV Movie Himself
Britain's Greatest Gold Medallists 2012 TV Movie documentary Himself
Absolutely Fabulous 2012 TV Series Himself
Loose Women 2010 TV Series Himself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! 2010 TV Series Himself
I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW! 2010 TV Series Himself
The Gadget Show 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
You Can't Fire Me, I'm Famous 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Hustle 2006 TV Series Himself
An Audience with Joan Rivers 2006 TV Movie Himself - Audience Member
Out of Africa: Heroes and Icons 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Big Brother's Efourum 2004 TV Series Himself
The Money Programme 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Dirty Sanchez 2003 TV Series Himself
Breakfast with Frost 2003 TV Series Himself
Breakfast 2002 TV Series Himself
The Joy of Gardening 2002 TV Movie Himself
I Love 1980's 2001 TV Series documentary Himself
A Question of Sport 1988-2001 TV Series Himself
Record Breakers 1998-2000 TV Series documentary Himself - Presenter / Himself - Host
Stars in Their Eyes 2000 TV Series Himself / Ray Charles
Grange Hill 1990-2000 TV Series Himself
An Audience with Diana Ross 1999 TV Special Himself
Don't Go Breaking My Heart 1999 Himself
So Graham Norton 1998 TV Series Himself
Late Lunch 1998 TV Series Himself
An Audience with Elton John 1997 TV Special Himself (uncredited)
The Contenders 1994 TV Series documentary Himself
Gamesmaster 1992 TV Series Himself
Marathon 1992 Documentary Himself
Children in Need 1992 TV Series Himself
Barcelona 1992: Games of the XXV Olympiad 1992 TV Mini-Series Himself
Star Test 1989 TV Series Himself - Guest
Surprise Surprise! 1989 TV Series Himself
You Bet! 1988 TV Series Himself

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Favouritism 2005 TV Series Himself
World in Action 1995 TV Series documentary Himself

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