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23rd Mar 2015

Happy Birthday Mo Farah, Chris Hoy and Steve Redgrave

If you share a birthday with these guys, you better be a champion...


Happy Birthday to Sir Chris Hoy, Mo Farah and Sir Steve Redgrave.

In case you have been living under a rock for the last 20 years, here’s a quick recap of our trio’s greatest sporting achievements:

Let’s start with the man who has the best smile in world sport, Mo Farah. Here he is picking up his second Olympic Gold at London 2012 in the 10,000m:

Moving swiftly to Sir Chris Hoy, his seven Olympic medals (more than any other Brit) and those thighs. He’s quite good on a bicycle, it’s fair to say. Here he is getting awarded the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Lifetime Achiveement Award in 2014:

Which brings us to Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, who is Great Britain’s finest ever rower, winning five gold medals at consecutive Olympic Games:

So: If you were born on 23 March, and don’t have at least one Olympic gold to your name: What’s wrong with you?