Andy Turner

Multi Medal-Winning British Hurdler

andy turner

Former Great Britain 110m hurdler and gold medal winner Andy Turner has a great story to tell, making him the ideal Olympic speaker for any private event or conference you are planning. An expert athlete, he is well versed in such skills as peak performance and overcoming personal challenges, two topics which he explores as a speaker. Confident and personable, audiences are enthralled by Andy’s presentations, as he offers an insight into elite sport and his Olympic journey.

Competing in three Olympic Games, Nottingham-born Turner retired from athletics at the end of 2014, not before winning a series of medals. Starting in the mid-2000s, Andy competed in the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games and the 2006 Gothenburg European Championships, where he won bronze medals in the 110-metre hurdles. Later in his career, he took part in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, 2010 Split Continental Cup, 2009 Leiria European Team Championships and 2010 Barcelona European Championships, where he won three gold medals. Prior to his retirement, Andy secured a bronze and a gold medal at the 2011 Stockholm European Team Championships and 2011 Daegu World Championships. Whilst featuring at events, Andy can discuss in length his personal experience of competing.

After he retired, Andy took to building up his body, going from a slim sprinter to a fierce competitor – in six months he put on 10kg of muscle and around the same amount of body fat. He also forged a highly successful career as an Olympic speaker where audiences of many kinds have reacted warmly to his brilliant delivery of stories and anecdotes that amuse, entertain and inform. Andy is perfect for a wide range of events, including school assemblies, business conferences and industry events, due to his likeable nature and confident presenting style.

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

Take a look at Andrew competing below:

When presenting at events, Andy is known to discuss the following topics:

  • Maximising Success
  • International Competing
  • Going for Gold
  • Peak Performance
  • Adapting to Challenges

Some of Andy’s achievements include:

  • Gold medal at the 2009 Leiria European Team Championships
  • Gold medal at the 2010 Delhi Olympic Games
  • Gold medal at the 2010 Barcelona European Championship
  • Gold medal at the 2011 Stockholm European Team Championships
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