Dwain Chambers

The third fastest Briton of all time on the track

Dwain Chambers

To some, Dwain Chambers is the third fastest Briton of all time on the athletics track; to businesses and organisations everywhere he is the Olympic speaker with an inspirational story. As a motivational speaker, previous bookings praise his captivating presenting style and describe him as “an inspiration”.

Dwain has built up a reputation as a superb sprinter, culminating in his 100m personal best of 9.97 seconds in 1999. From an early age, Dwain was quickly leaving other runners behind as he sprinted to finish first place. Back in 1995 – when he was just 17 – Dwain came first in the European Junior Championships 100m and repeated the feat in 1997. Two years later, the Olympic speaker beat everyone in the European Cup 100m, before winning a gold medal in the Goodwill Games 100m and in 2006, he came first in the World Cup 4 x 100m. In the World Indoor Championships 60m in 2008, Dwain came second but got back to his winning ways in the following year’s European Indoor Championships 60m.

Dwain has an impressive range of medals – eight gold medals, as well as four silvers and three bronzes. Dwain’s career, though it was highly successful, also had its lows. Accused of taking banned steroids before one of his races, Dwain discusses his experiences in his sports speeches, describing how he rose from criticism to finish his career with a bang. In doing so, Dwain sent “a message that you can win and break European records in the proper way”. An expert in overcoming adversity, he can advise audiences on how they can tackle their own challenges head-on.

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

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When featuring at events Dwain is known to discuss such topics as:

  • Dealing with Criticism
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Tackling Challenges
  • Handling Pressure
  • Going for Gold

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

  • Two gold medals at the 1995 Nyiregyhaza European Junior Championships
  • Two gold medals at the 1997 Ljubljana European Junior Championships
  • Gold medal at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games
  • Two gold medals at the 2001 Brisbane Goodwill Games
  • Gold medal at the 2006 Gothenburg European Championships
  • Gold medal at the 2010 Doha World Indoor Championships
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