John Regis

John Regis Caribbean1st Honouree from St. Lucia

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Sports

  • Full Name

    John Paul Lyndon Regis

  • Island

    St. Lucia

  • Date of Birth

    13 October 1966

  • Place of Birth

    Lewisham, England

John Paul Lyndon Regis, MBE (born 13 October 1966) is an English former sprinter. During his career, he won gold medals in the 200 metres at the 1989 World Indoor Championships and the 1990 European Championships, and a silver medal in the distance at the 1993 World Championships.

He was a member of the British teams which won the gold medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay at the 1991 World Championships, and the silver medal in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1988 Olympic Games. Regis is still the British 200 metres record-holder, which he set in 1994.