In pictures: Sports Personality: What happened next?
1993: Linford Christie

Christie continued to defy the age barrier but four years later finally called it a day at 37.

He received the OBE in 1998 and the West London stadium - where he still trains today - was also named after him.

Since retiring, he has become a top coach to the likes of Darren Campbell and also does various bits of TV work.

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