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Denise Lewis

Olympic gold winner and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Denise Lewis is a fiercely motivated TV sports presenter. An ambassador for the young, Denise is considered to be one of the UK’s most successful female athletes and her achievements are hailed worldwide. Her charismatic personality has helped her to achieve fame beyond her sporting career and she is now available as a corporate host.

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Denise Lewis Biography

Denise Lewis is an Olympic Athlete and sports TV presenter; she is a charismatic and accomplished corporate host suitable for a range of events.

Denise dreamed of becoming an Olympic athlete as a child and was inspired when she watched the Moscow Olympics in 1980. Denise’s role models were Sebastian Coe and Daley Thompson, she hoped that one day she would follow in their footsteps and win an Olympic Gold.

Denise was a talented all-rounder and excelled in heptathlon and in 1994 she won Gold at the Commonwealth Games in Canada, beating Jane Flemming in the process. Two years later at the Atlanta Olympic Games, Denis achieved a Bronze medal, breaking the British heptathlon record and also becoming the only British female athlete to win a medal in the 1996 Olympics. After winning her Bronze medal, Denise was runner up in BBC Sports Personality of the Year and was awarded and MBE....

Denise Lewis is an Olympic Athlete and sports TV presenter; she is a charismatic and accomplished corporate host suitable for a range of events.

Denise dreamed of becoming an Olympic athlete as a child and was inspired when she watched the Moscow Olympics in 1980. Denise’s role models were Sebastian Coe and Daley Thompson, she hoped that one day she would follow in their footsteps and win an Olympic Gold.

Denise was a talented all-rounder and excelled in heptathlon and in 1994 she won Gold at the Commonwealth Games in Canada, beating Jane Flemming in the process. Two years later at the Atlanta Olympic Games, Denis achieved a Bronze medal, breaking the British heptathlon record and also becoming the only British female athlete to win a medal in the 1996 Olympics. After winning her Bronze medal, Denise was runner up in BBC Sports Personality of the Year and was awarded and MBE.

In 2000, Denise showed the world that she was at the top of her game when she won Gold at the Olympic Games in Sydney and her lifelong dream had become a reality. Denise’s achievement was recognized by the Queen who honoured her was an OBE in 2001 and she came second to Sir Steve Redgrave in Sports Personality of the Year.

Since her Olympic success, Denise has had a successful career as TV pundit, covering athletes for the BBC and she has also presented live from events including the Commonwealth Games and the Olympic Games. Her popularity soared when she took part in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, where she impressed the judges and the audience week after week. Denise reached the final and was second to TV presenter Jill Halfpenny. In 2009 Denise was involved in Lets Dance for Comic Relief.

Denise hopes to inspire young people in the same way that Sebastian Coe and Daley Thompson inspired her and is therefore an Ambassador for children’s charities including the Youth Sports Trust, International Inspirations and London 2012’s international legacy programme for children and young people.

Denise is considered to be one of the UK’s most successful female athletes and her achievements are known all over the world. Her charismatic personality has helped her to achieve fame beyond her sporting career and she is now available as a corporate host and she will impress at any event.

For further information or to book Denise Lewis, call us on +44 (0) 20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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