Tanni Grey-Thompson Britain's most successful paralympic athlete in wheelchair racing and an ambassador for disabled athletes; she 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 for the 800m event.
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 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.
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