Paul Nihill MBE, who sadly died in December, wasn’t short of legacies through his record-breaking and inspirational life. As the first British male track and field athlete to compete in four Olympic Games, Paul’s reputation as one of the all-time athletics greats was never mislaid. Determination and drive carried him a long way but, with an Olympic silver medal from Tokyo 1964 in his collection, the race-walker certainly had talent to go alongside ambition.
Cassie-Ann Pemberton has been busy building up her modelling portfolio during lockdown - but it's the young Birmingham sprinter's performances on the track which have garnered most of the attention in her short career so far. The 19-year-old - who works part-time for London-based agency W Model Management - stumbled across her talent for running aged 12, having attended an after-school athletics club.