‘You don’t have to do this’, his father said. ‘Yes, I do’, Derek Redmond replied

You fail the moment you give up.

Derek Redmond, who tore his hamstring in the 400 metres semi-final at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, but he continued the race limping and with the help of his father, he managed to complete a full lap of the track, while the crowd gave him a standing ovation.

Derek Redmond held the British record for the 400 metres sprint, won gold medals in the 4×400 metre relay at the World Championships, European Championships and Commonwealth Games.

Watch this powerful inspirational video of Derek Redmond, who refused to give up.

Powerful Inspirational true story…Don't give up!

 

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