Liz Johnson

Multi medal-winning Paralympian swimmer

Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson is not just a highly popular Paralympic speaker, she has won swimming medals at three consecutive Paralympic Games – Athens in 2004, Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012. When at events, Johnson often talks about her sporting success but mainly reflects on the drive and determination required to be successful, just like herself.

In Athens, Liz won a silver in the 100m breaststroke (SB6), moving up to gold in the same discipline four years later and in front of a home crowd in 2012 she won a bronze in the 100m backstroke (SB6).

With a degree in business management, the Paralympic speaker has also won a 50m butterfly silver in the 2012 British Championships, 100m breaststroke golds in 2011 at the IPC European Championships, the 2011 BT Paralympic World Cup, and the . She also won 100m breaststroke golds at the 2010 and 2008 British Championships as well as the 2009 IPC World Championships. Having won nearly everything put in front of her, Johnson often discusses achieving goals and how it is vital to personal and professional development.

Liz Johnson has so many other medals to her name that there’s no space to list them all separately but they include more 50m butterfly silvers and bronzes, several 100m breaststroke silvers and bronzes, and various bronzes and silvers in the 100m and 200m individual medley.

Now retired, Liz is able to spend more time as a Paralympic speaker, Liz is able to inspire and motivate any type of audience, relating her tales of gruelling training, 100 per cent commitment, and the ability to overcome adversity and major challenges and come out on top in some of the most competitive sporting environments.

To book Liz Johnson for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When speaking at events, Liz is known to discuss topics such as:

  • Drive & Determination
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Dealing with Setbacks
  • Mental Resilience
  • Peak Performance
  • Achieving Goals

Over the course of her career, Liz has earned the following achievements:

  • One gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games
  • Three gold medals at the IPC World Championships
  • One gold medal at the IPC Swimming World Championships
  • One gold medal at the IPC European Championships
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