Mark Foster

Six-time world champion swimmer with 47 medals

Mark Foster

Mark Foster is recognised as one of Britain’s most decorated swimmers ever having won 47 medals worldwide. Having succeeded from an early age, Foster has spent a career in the spotlight and during his time as an Olympic speaker, often discusses the importance of dealing with pressure. By the time Foster was just 15, he was already the fastest swimmer in the country.

Having competed in the biggest events across the world, Foster has become one of the most respected sports personalities throughout Britain. He has competed in five Olympic Games, been the World Champion six times, the European champion 11 times and the Commonwealth champion twice. Winning almost everything he possibly could, Foster has enjoyed a career filled with glory. Although an Olympic medal evades him, Mark has still won gold medals at some of the world’s most prestigious events. As an Olympic speaker, he often discusses the importance of peak performance and maximising success.

Foster has also achieved new world records on eight occasions and was the face of Team GB at the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Since he retired, Mark Foster has forged a career as an Olympic speaker and appeared on several television programmes as a pundit and sports commentator, covering such events as the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2013 Swimming World Championships. He has also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, Celebrity MasterChef, Come Dine With Me, A Question of Sport and Countdown.

A popular face within television, Foster has an incredible personality and great humour. This shines through during his time as a speaker where he couple his life experiences and knowledge with his wonderful humour and presenting skills to provide invigorating speeches.

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When speaking at events, Foster is known to discuss the following topics:

  • Dealing with Pressure
  • Peak Performance
  • Maximising Success
  • Achieving Goals
  • Building a Legacy
  • TV Appearances

Over the course of his career Foster earned the following achievements:

  • 8 times world record holder
  • Six gold medals at the World Championships
  • Two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games
  • 11 gold medals at the European Championships
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