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Sebastian Coe on Who Do You Think You Are?


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 25 Aug 2011 10:36 : coe who do you think you are : 0 comments : 1201 views

Last night was episode three of Who Do You Think You Are? and focused on one of Britain's most successful athletes, Sebastian Cole. Sebastian won Olympic medals in 1980 and 1984 and today is best known for his role on the 2012 Olympic committee. Sebastian was keen to uncover more information on his mother's side of the family as he admitted that his knowledge only went back as far his grandmother. He grew up in Sheffield so in the opening of the programme he travels to the North of England where he meets a local historian who tells him the romantic story of how his grandparents met and even shows him a portrait of her.


Who Do You Think You Are? Sebastian Coe - Episode 3


Published in Genes Reunited Blog on 23 Aug 2011 10:49 : coe who do you think you are : 0 comments : 12396 views

The third episode of Who Do You Think You Are? will delve into the family history of Sebastian Coe, famous for his successful athletics career. This week we have some interesting findings from the experienced family historian Roy Stockdill...