Derek Redmond is the most talked about athelete of 1992 Barcelona Olympics. No, he did not win the most medals in that Olympics and for that matter did not win any medal at all in Barcelona. In fact, he came dead last in the 400m event he participated recording the slowest Olympic time ever. So why is so popular ? This video will give you the answer..
No one might remember the name of the person who won the 400m in Barcelona but almost everyone remembers Derek Redmond. So much so, Visa did an ad on him for the subsequent olmpics. Since then he has retired and goes around the globe now as motivational speaker.