Christine Ohuruogu MBE


Christine Ohuruogu

Olympic speaker Christine Ohuruogu MBE is a British track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres, the event for which she is the former Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion.

A standout athlete from the very beginning, the London native ran track and played netball throughout her childhood, earning a spot in the London Youth Games Hall of Fame. Beginning her running career aged twenty, Christine has been working actively as a sporting professional and sports speaker for more than ten years, her first medal coming at the European Junior Championships in 2003.

Gold medallist at Beijing 2008 and silver medallist at London 2012, the Olympic speaker is a double World Champion, having come first at the 400m at the 2007 and 2013 World Championships. She has also won four World Championship bronze medals in the women’s 4 x 400m relay as part of the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team.

Christine’s personal best time of 49.41 seconds, set at the 2013 World Championships, beat the UK record set by Kathy Cook in 1984 by 0.02 seconds, simultaneously making her the first British female to win two World Championship titles, and the first British female to win three global titles.

A dedicated and ambitious athlete with an incredible track record, Christine is also a passionate and engaging Olympic speaker – her talks are suitable for various occasions and she has appeared as a guest speaker at charitable fundraisers, private parties and corporate functions.

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