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Tessa

Sanderson CBE

Tessa Sanderson CBE competed in Six Olympic Games, winning Gold in 1984 for the Javelin and is a charming motivational speaker on teamwork, health and wellbeing, and adoption issues.

Tessa remains one of the only British Women ever to win a throwing Gold Medal and in addition to the Olympic Gold, won three Commonwealth Golds and a World Cup Gold in Cuba in 1990. In the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and competing in her 5th Olympics she finished an incredible 4th place in the final.

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In March 2004 New Years Honours list Tessa Sanderson was awarded the CBE by Her Majesty the Queen, in recognition of her services to sport and Vice Chairman of Sport England the leading strategic organisation for sport in England. Before the CBE, she was the recipient of an OBE in December 1997 for her work with various charities and in 1985 was awarded the MBE for winning her Olympic Gold Medal for Great Britain in Los Angeles. In October 200...

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Testimonials

“Everything went wonderfully this afternoon – Tessa was a great panellist and was very thought provoking and informative”

- Goldman Sachs.

 “Tessa was great last night – such a good speaker, and it’s so lovely how her bubbly personality came through throughout. Tessa's passion, energy, and personality really shone through. Her story of courage and 'having no fear' contained many messages that we could all relate to”.

- BP

"The event went really well thank you. Tessa was extremely approachable and had queues of people wanting a photograph with her. Tessa was extremely flexible when the timeframes moved back slightly and had a wonderful relaxed style. We really appreciated the time she took to come along so please pass on our thanks to Tessa and also to your teams whose support has all been great. Thank you."

- VISA

“I just wanted to say that Tessa was truly inspirational and everyone was truly overwhelmed by her talk.  She lived up to our expectations and more, so if you could please pass on our personal thanks, I would be very grateful.”

- Chwarae Teg International Women's Day

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