Great Britain’s women won their first Olympic 4x400m relay medal since 1992, securing bronze behind the United States, who retained their title, and Jamaica. In doing so, they ensured that the British team surpassed the country’s record medal haul of 65, achieved at London four years ago.
Sometimes it is not any one individual feat that defines someone’s “greatness” as much as it is the culmination of the many accomplishments they have made as a whole. Sir Stephen Geoffrey Redgrave is one such example that exemplifies this very scenario. Stephen Redgrave (Now known as Sir Stephen Redgrave after receiving the prestigious Knighthood during the 2001 New Year’s Honors List) was born on March 23rd of 1962 in Marlow, England.