"Derek Johnson" was a British track and field athlete, who was born in Chigwell, Essex, and educated at East Ham Grammar School. He did his National Service in Egypt before going up to Lincoln College, Oxford to read medicine in 1953. Whilst at Oxford University/Oxford, he pursued an Athletics (sport)/athletics career and, in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Vancouver, he won gold medals both in the 880 yards and the 4 x 440 yards relay.

Johnson went on to win a silver medal in the 1956 Summer Olympics/1956 Melbourne Olympics, in the 800 metres and a bronze in the 4 x 400 metres relay.

In 1958 he won a silver medal in the 4 x 440 yards relay in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff

He was a leading light in the setting up of the "athletes' union", the International Athletes' Club, he led opposition to Margaret Thatcher/Margaret Thatcher's call for sportsmen to boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics/1980 Moscow Olympics.

In the 1980s, Johnson was a member of the Serpentine Running Club and ran several London Marathons. A great ally of David Bedford and a leading administrator in athletics.

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