Iwan Thomas MBE

Gold medal-winning Welsh sprinter and 400m specialist

Iwan Thomas MBE

Welsh sprinter, 400m specialist and Olympic speaker Iwan Thomas MBE has represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games and Great Britain & Northern Ireland at the Olympic Games, the World Championships, the European Cup and the IAAF World Cup.

Getting his MBE in 1998 for services to sport and to charity, Iwan is known for his incredible silver medal at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta in the 4 x 400m relay. At the 1997 World Championships in Athens he won a gold medal then two more golds in the solo 400m and the relay at the 1998 European Championships in Budapest.

Iwan has also won gold relay medals in the European Cups at Villeneuve d’Ascq in 1995 and Munich in 1997. And in the IAAF World Cup in 1998, the Olympic speaker won a gold in the 400m and silver in the 4 x 400m. When representing Wales at the Commonwealth Games, Iwan has won all three shades of medal – gold and bronze at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur games and silver in 2002 at Manchester.

Iwan is also no stranger to TV viewers, having appeared on such high-profile programmes as Superstars, Celebrity MasterChef, Through The Keyhole, Eggheads, The Wright Stuff, Total Wipeout, Million Pound Drop Live, Jungle Run, Strictly Come Dancing and MotoGP Tonight.

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