Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua

Olympic speaker Anthony Joshua MBE is a British professional boxer best known for cruising to a golProfed medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The current WBC International and Commonwealth heavyweight champion, he on

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Ben Ainslie

Ben Ainslie

What can you say about Ben Ainslie that doesn’t involve hyperbole? Put simply, he is a four-times Olympic gold medallist, 11 times world champion, nine times European champion, one time America’s Cup winner and highly po

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Audley Harrison

Audley Harrison

A true legend of British Olympic boxing, Audley Harrison MBE first came to prominence when he claimed gold in the Super Heavyweight Division at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. In winning the title, he became the first Bri

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Beth Tweddle

Beth Tweddle

Olympic Speaker Beth Tweddle MBE is the most successful British gymnast, male or female, in the history of the sport. She is also the first female gymnast from Great Britain to win a medal at the European Championships,

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Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins

One of cycling’s most decorated and celebrated personalities, Sir Bradley Wiggins CBE is a respected Olympic speaker available to speak at conferences and events. A British legend in the sport, Sir Wiggins enjoyed huge i

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Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin is a horserider like no other. As a member of British Elite in dressage, she is frequently booked to share her knowledge at sporting events nationwide. Calculated and calm, she effortlessly navigates t

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Chris Froome

Chris Froome

Chris Froome is a British road racing cyclist, well known for competing in the Tour De France and Giro d’italia as well as the Olympic Games. Since becoming a professional aged just 22, Chris has gone on to earn a number

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Chris Hoy

Chris Hoy

Scottish Olympic speaker Sir Chris Hoy MBE, is Britain’s most successful competitor that the Olympic Games has ever seen and the most successful Olympic male cyclist of all time. Now retired, Hoy spends a lot of his time

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Colin Jackson

Colin Jackson

Self-described as “one of the greatest athletes never to win an Olympic title”, Olympic speaker, Colin Jackson, knows what he’s talking about when it comes to effort, commitment and giving 110%. After an influential care

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Denise Lewis

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, De

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Derek Redmond

Derek Redmond

Former athlete Derek Redmond is no ordinary Olympic speaker. He knows more than most what it is to pick yourself up and carry on when all hope seems lost, making his advice invaluable. The former British record holder fo

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Dina Asher-Smith

Dina Asher-Smith

Dina Asher-Smith is a rising star in the world of athletics, having recently been titled the fastest British woman in recorded history. After winning the 2013 European Junior 200m title and the 2014 World Junior 100m tit

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Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds is a British swimmer and Olympic Speaker with four Paralympic gold medals and 10 world records to her name. She shot to fame when she won her first Paralympic medal at the age just 13 at the Beijing Olympi

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Fatima Whitbread

Fatima Whitbread

Olympic speaker and former javelin thrower Fatima Whitbread MBE has 10 competition medals to her name – and only two of them are bronze. Prior to her retirement, Fatima is one of only two women ever to throw a javelin ov

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Greg Searle

Greg Searle

Gold medal-winning rower and Olympic speaker Greg Searle started his rowing career back in 1985, inspired by his brother and fellow oarsman, Jonny. As an Olympic speaker, Greg can reflect upon his journey to sporting suc

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James Cracknell

James Cracknell

James Cracknell is as popular on the water as he is on the screen and stage, a testament to not just his athletic skill, but his likeable nature too. The two time Olympic gold medal winner featured on 2019’s Strictly Com

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Jason Kenny

Jason Kenny

Jason Kenny is a British cyclist who is best known for his heroic cycling sprinting at numerous Olympic Games, in both individual and team events. Having won multiple gold medals throughout his illustrious career, Jason

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Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill

The poster girl of the London 2012 Games, Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is one of the most popular and well-liked athletes in British sporting history. As an Olympic speaker, Jessica draws not only on he

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Joanna Rowsell

Joanna Rowsell

Olympic gold medal winner, Joanna Rowsell is one of the greats of the Great Britain Cycling Team, having also won gold medals in the women’s team pursuit at the World Championships of 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2014 and a gold

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Karen Pickering

Karen Pickering

There are swimmers and there is Karen Pickering MBE, an inspirational athlete and Olympic speaker who has set up the Karen Pickering SWIM Schools and the Karen Pickering SWIM Foundation, the latter providing bursaries fo

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Kate Richardson-Walsh

Kate Richardson-Walsh

Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE is famed for being the England Hockey team captain for 13 years and representing England in Olympic Hockey. Showing a life-long dedication to Hockey, Kate has earned the hearts of the nation alo

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Katharine Merry

Katharine Merry

Olympic medal winner, sprinter and Olympic speaker Katharine Merry has proved that age is no barrier – she was the fastest in the world when she was 14 (running 7.35s indoors in the 60m, achieving a record that she till

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Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger

Katherine Grainger is a British rower best known for her success at the London Olympics in 2012. Born in Glasgow, the Olympic speaker is one of the most successful British sportswomen in history, boasting an Olympic gold

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Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes

Whether on the track or on the stage, Dame Kelly Holmes is exceptional. The motivational speaker frequently appears at events up and down the country, sharing the wisdom she built over years of competing. She is one of t

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Kriss Akabusi

Kriss Akabusi

A former officer in the British army, Kriss Akabusi MBE is a retired British track and field athlete who competed in the 400m hurdles and 4x400m relay events. A five-time gold medalist, Akabusi has spent his sporting car

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Laura Kenny

Laura Kenny

Olympic cyclist, Laura Kenny (previously Trott) CBE is widely regarded as Great Britain’s greatest ever female cyclist having won numerous gold medals as the world’s most prestigious cycling events. A track and road cycl

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan

Formerly number one of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Tour rankings, Lizzie Deignan is an Olympic speaker and professional track and road racing cycling champion. Lizzie now spends lots of time as an Olymp

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Louis Smith

Louis Smith

Louis Smith MBE is a retired artistic gymnast who enjoyed an extremely successful career. Although still very young, Smith has retired due to exciting opportunities outside of gymnastics. Throughout his prolific career,

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Mark Colbourne

Mark Colbourne

As a Paralympic Speaker and Paralympic cyclist, Mark Colbourne MBE has an inspirational story to tell of an active man who broke his back in 2009 – when he was 40 years old – in a near fatal accident while paragliding. O

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Mark Foster

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

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Matthew Pinsent

Matthew Pinsent

British rower and Olympic speaker, Matthew Pinsent is one of Great Britain’s most successful athletes ever with no fewer than 14 gold medals. He is one of only five athletes to win four consecutive Olympic Games gold med

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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Track runner Michael Johnson is a huge name in athletics and has proved to be an extremely popular Olympic speaker. With a total of 12 gold medals – four from the Olympic Games and eight from the World Championships – he

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Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is the most successful Olympian of all time. Known as The Baltimore Bullet or The Flying Fish, Phelps is instantly recognisable across the sporting world. Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Phelps won a

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Mo Farah

Mo Farah

Mo Farah is one of the UK’s greatest ever athletes, the long-distance runner is a multiple Olympic, European and World champion. The first GB athlete to win three long-distance doubles at successive World Championships a

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Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams

Nicola Adams is an Olympic speaker whose fantastic smile and brilliant personality are not the only winning things about her. Nicola is most well-known for being the first female British boxer to win an Olympic gold meda

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Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington

Rebecca Adlington OBE is widely regarded as one of the greatest female swimmers Great Britain has ever seen. Starting out her swimming career aged three, Adlington could never have dreamt of becoming the pivotal figure s

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Richard Whitehead

Richard Whitehead

Richard Whitehead is a track champion and inspirational Olympic figurehead. Richard was born with a congenital condition which left him as a double through-knee amputee. Despite this, he continues to defy all odds and co

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Sam Oldham

Sam Oldham

Sam Oldham is a gymnast who represents Great Britain on an international level. Still early in his career, Sam was the youngest member of the British team for the 2012 London Olympic Games. Not only was this an incredibl

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Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe

The driving force behind the 2012 London Olympics, Lord Sebastian Coe KBE, is the President of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) and a former leading middle-distance runner winning 4 Olympic medals inc

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Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies MBE is an athlete who the public absolutely adore and respect. The Olympic speaker is not just known for her incredible swimming performances but also for her copious TV work as a pundit and presenter. Hav

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Steve Backley

Steve Backley

“Success is a decision, not a gift,” says Olympic speaker and javelin thrower Steve Backley OBE in one of his many presentations. As a popular speaker, he specialises in helping people to develop self-belief and cope wit

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Steve Cram

Steve Cram

Steve Cram CBE is a retired track and field athlete who specialised in the 1500 metres running event. Having been around in an era of some of Britain’s greatest ever middle distance runners, Cram was renowned for being a

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Steve Redgrave

Steve Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE is a former British rower and an extremely in-demand Olympic speaker who has won no fewer than five gold medals in consecutive Olympic Games. He is now recognised as the most outstanding rower in t

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Tanni Grey-Thompson

Tanni Grey-Thompson

The Paralympian, crossbench peer in the House of Lords, broadcaster and Paralympic speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is one of the UK’s most successful Paralympic athletes. She competed in five Paralympic Games and wo

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Tom Daley

Tom Daley

Tom Daley has become an icon of the diving scene, since he first took to the board aged seven. As an Olympic athlete, his 10-metre platform performances have set the standard in the sport, winning him a gold medal at Tok

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Victoria Pendleton

Victoria Pendleton

Multi-gold medal holder, Victoria Pendleton, is an icon of the Olympic Games. As both a sprinter and successful cyclist, her power, determination, and mental resilience shines through on the track, making Victoria a form

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt

Eight-time Olympic champion, Usain Bolt is described as the most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen. The Olympic speaker certainly caught the attention of the world when he won three gold medals and broke t

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Jonathan Edwards

Jonathan Edwards

One of sports genuine gentlemen, Jonathan was the world record holder in the triple jump for more than 20 years and he has been Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European champion – at one point in 2002, he held the top s

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Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark

Anthony Clark has had a distinguished badminton career reaching the highest level in the sport. A former member of Team GB having competed at two Olympic Games, Anthony retired from international badminton in 2011. Havin

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Eddie Edwards

Eddie Edwards

Many people might not know who Michael Edwards is, but mention “Eddie Edwards” or better still, “Eddie the Eagle” and the light switches on. Now a highly popular Olympic speaker, Eddie is a world-famous skier who is as w

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Lizzy Yarnold

Lizzy Yarnold

Lizzy Yarnold MBE is a British sportswoman best known for clinching the gold medal in the skeleton at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The Olympic speaker began her sporting experience as a heptathlete, the inspiration com

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Torvill & Dean

Torvill & Dean

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean went from being an insurance clerk and a police constable respectively, to wowing the world and becoming genuine Olympic legends in 1984. Now highly sought after Olympic speakers, the p

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a talented athlete who specialises in heptathlons and long jump. Throughout the course of her illustrious career, Jackie has won the heart of the nation and has even been voted the Greatest Female

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Sally Gunnell

Sally Gunnell

Long jumper, pentathlete, 100m sprinter, 400m specialist – hurdles or on the flat… Sally Gunnell OBE has done the lot. The ultimate athlete and Olympic speaker, she has been Olympic champion, Commonwealth champion five t

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Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan MBE is a British television presenter and elite wheelchair basketball player who is available as a Paralympic speaker through Champions. Having survived polio as a youngster, he went on to compete in wheelch

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