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Jamie Baulch

Jamie Baulch

b.1973

James Stephen Baulch (b.1973) is a retired Welsh sprint athlete and television presenter. He won the 400 metres gold medal at the 1999 World Indoor Championships. As a member of British 4 × 400 metres relay teams, he won a gold medal at the 1997 World Championships, and silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games. He represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games where he won an individual silver and a bronze medal in the 4 × 400 m relay. Baulch was born in Nottingham, but raised by adoptive parents in Risca, near Newport, Wales. Baulch is mixed race, his biological parents being a white English mother and a black Jamaican father. In 2014 Baulch made a TV documentary for the BBC, Being Jamie Baulch: Looking for My Birth Mum, where he tracked down and was reunited with his birth mother. He then made a follow-up documentary for the BBC, Being Jamie Baulch: The Search for My Birth Dad, in 2016.