Denise Lewis OBE

Multiple gold medal winning star of the heptathlon

Denise Lewis

Olympic heptathlon gold medal winner Denise Lewis is an Olympic speaker with an amazing story to tell. Famed within her discipline, she has made a name for herself from her popular media career. As an Olympic speaker, Denise specialises in female empowerment, peak performance and diversity within sports, inspiring her audience to embrace their capabilities.

After winning gold at the 1994 Victoria Commonwealth Games and earning a bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games – where she was the only British female to win a medal. Denise became an Olympic legend at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. Not only did she get her gold medal, but she also achieved a British record of 6,831 points.

Denise was awarded her MBE in 1999, which was then upgraded to an OBE in 2001 after her Olympic victory. After retiring in 2005, she became a TV pundit commentating on athletics before forging her career as an Olympic speaker, where her inspirational success of success has captivated audiences up and down the country.

It would be wrong to remember Denise just for her Olympic medals. At the World Championships in both 1997 and 1999, she won silver medals, at the Commonwealth Games in both 1994 and 1997 she won gold, as she did at the 1998 European Championships and the 1995 World Cup. Denise also won another silver medal at the 2003 Brixen European Cup.

As a motivational speaker, she uses her experience of promoting Women in Work for International Women’s day to enlighten her audience. With a popular media career, her participation on Strictly Come Dancing and Strictly Come Dancing Champion of Champions Special make Denise an ideal, recognisable event host.

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Watch Denise performing at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games here:

When featuring at events Denise is known to discuss such topics as:

  • Coaching Success
  • Fundraising
  • Goal Setting
  • Inspiring Others
  • Leadership
  • Female Empowerment

Over the course of her career Denise earned the following achievements:

  • Gold medal at the 1994 Victoria Commonwealth Games
  • Gold medal at the 1995 Helmond European Cup
  • Gold medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games
  • Gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games
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