Tonight I watched the Jamaican track and field runners jog their way to the finals in the men’s 100-meter sprint at the 2008 Olympic Summer Games.
They were amazing. They may well win gold and silver medals in the final.
But they don’t hold a candle to my Olympic track and field hero, John Stephen Akhwari, from Tanzania.
His is my favourite story of being victorious at the Olympics. He ran in the marathon at the 1968 Olympic Summer Games in Mexico City, and finished last.