In pictures: Sports Personality: What happened next?
1979: Sebastian Coe

Coe went on to win two Olympic gold medals in the 1500m, in 1980 and 1984, and broke eight world records during his career.

After retiring from athletics, he became a Conservative politician and was made a peer in the House of Lords.

Coe headed the successful bid for London to host the 2012 Olympic Games.

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