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Daley Thompson
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    (July 30, 1958- )
    Born in London, England, United Kingdom
    Birth name was Frances Morgan Thompson
    Won two gold medals in the decathlon (1980,84)
    A Times reporter called him 'objectionable, charmless and rude.'
    During his victory lap, he wore a t-shirt asking of Carl Lewis, 'Is the world's second-greatest athlete gay?' (1984)
    His friend Sebastian Coe said, 'Daley is a Stalinist. It's not enough for him to win, he has to mentally destroy his opponent.'
    He said 'Oh shit' on live TV.
    He refused to carry the Union Jack at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games (1982).
    He advertised the energy drink Lucozade.
    He was named an ambassador for the 2012 London Olympics.
    He was only the second athlete to win successive Olympic gold medals in the decathlon.
    His decathlon score at the 1984 Olympics was a world record for eight years and as of 2008 remains the British record.
    He was named BBC Sports Personality of the Year (1982).
    He worked with the charitable Lareus Sport for Good Foundation.

Credit: C. Fishel

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