Born to West Indian immigrants in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, England, Derek Redmond is a former British sprinter who specialized in the 400-meter dash.
Redmond has won championship gold in the 4 x 400 relay at the World and European championships.
After an injury-induced retirement, Redmond went on to play professional basketball for Birmingham Bullets and the England national team.
He also served as Director of Development for sprints and hurdles for UK Athletics.
Redmond is currently a motivational speaker.
He is 57 years old.
Derek Redmond Children: Grace Elizabeth Redmond, Elliott Anthony Redmond
Grace Elizabeth Redmond and Elliott Anthony Redmond are the children born to Derek Redmond by his first wife, former British Olympic swimmer turned television presenter, Sharron Davies.
Grace Elizabeth Redmond was born on 14 June 1998 in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.
She is a British heptathlete.
Elliott Anthony Redmond is the eldest child and son of Derek Redmond.
He was born in 1993 in Northampton, United Kingdom.
Elliot unlike his sister has stayed out of the public’s eye.