George McNeil won the famous Stawell Gift in Australia at the age of 34 at his 4th attempt. Others who have tried but were unsuccessful were, Linford Christie, Jon Drummond, Asafa Powell, Obadele Thompson, the Davidson twins, Greg Sadler. The coach of McNeill , Jim Bradley coached two Stawell gift winners as well as coaching Allen Wells before they had a falling out before Moscow. Bradley recently passed away at the age of 94. He bought speedball training to sprinting from Scotland, the book he wrote, Sprinting My way, is a great read and an interesting look into Scottish handicap running and the success Bradley had.