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Tanni Grey-Thompson

One of Britain's most successful Paralympic athletes, Baroness Grey-Thompson is a sought-after motivational speaker. A true inspiration to disabled athletes, Baroness Grey-Thomson speaks with authority on a number of topics including disability rights, welfare reform, and of course sport. 

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Tanni Grey-Thompson Biography

Not only is Tanni Grey-Thompson Britain's most successful paralympic athlete in wheelchair racing, she is an esteemed ambassador for disabled athletes and was awarded the prestigious honour of a DBE in 2005. 

At the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games, Tanni added a brilliant four gold medals to those she accumulated in past Paralympics, winning the 800m, 400m, 200m and 100m. Overall, she has won nine gold medals, four silvers and one bronze in four different Paralympics.  Tanni also holds the world record in the T53 (the category in which she participates) for the 800m event.

Tanni Growing Up Tanni's interest in athletics began when she was a youngster.  At 15, she won the Junior National Games representing Wales in the 100m.  Having performed at a world class level for the past ten years, she has been a consistent medal winner in World Championships. She has won...

Not only is Tanni Grey-Thompson Britain's most successful paralympic athlete in wheelchair racing, she is an esteemed ambassador for disabled athletes and was awarded the prestigious honour of a DBE in 2005. 

At the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games, Tanni added a brilliant four gold medals to those she accumulated in past Paralympics, winning the 800m, 400m, 200m and 100m. Overall, she has won nine gold medals, four silvers and one bronze in four different Paralympics.  Tanni also holds the world record in the T53 (the category in which she participates) for the 800m event.

Tanni Growing Up

Tanni's interest in athletics began when she was a youngster.  At 15, she won the Junior National Games representing Wales in the 100m.  Having performed at a world class level for the past ten years, she has been a consistent medal winner in World Championships. She has won the London Marathon six times between 1992 and 2002.

Tanni is also highly regarded off the track, and has appeared on TV programmes such as “Question of Sport”, “This is Your Life” and “Onside”.  She is a respected authority on disability sporting issues and a regular television and radio broadcast journalist.

Besides competing, Tanni works for UK Athletics, encouraging British youth to take up sports.  She is the Vice President of the Women Sports Foundation and is an active member of, amongst many others, the UK Sports Council, the Philip Lawrence Trust Award Panel, the National Disability Council and the Youth Sports Trust.

Her incisive and well-informed views have made her a very popular conference speaker. Every year, thousands of people enjoy listening to Dame Tanni speak on the topics of motivation, diversity and achievement.

For further information or to book Tanni Grey Thompson, call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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