Happy Birthday Mo Farah, Chris Hoy and Steve Redgrave 6 years ago

Happy Birthday Mo Farah, Chris Hoy and Steve Redgrave

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:

Advertisement

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:

Advertisement

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?