Rebecca Adlington OBE

Rebecca Adlington OBE

Olympian Rebecca Adlington OBE is one of Great Britain’s most successful swimmers. Becoming a household name in 2008 at the Beijing Olympics, she has gone on to win 35 medals at a number of prestigious swimming events, including two gold and two bronze Olympic medals.

She has also won a World Championship gold, silver and bronze medal, a World Championship Short Course gold and silver medal, a European Championship gold, silver and bronze medal, and two Commonwealth Games gold and one bronze medal.

Now retired from competitive swimming, Rebecca has taken on a speaking career, appearing at events across the country to discuss her swimming career, what it takes to become a superstar athlete, and the impact her career had on her mental health and wellbeing. Her combination of charm and bubbly personality, plus her dedication to her sport, has made her a role model for up-and-coming female athletes across the globe.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book Olympic Superstar Swimming Rebecca Adlington OBE for your next event.


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Rebecca was a very welcome guest to our Annual General Meeting and spent time meeting our staff and service users before giving an interesting, inspirational and thought-provoking keynote speech. She is a lovely, down to earth person who really connected with people, and we were delighted that she was part of our AGM celebration.
Julie, NAViGO 

Thank you so much for Friday, everyone loved your straight-talking, honest and interesting session. You understood the tone of the event perfectly and all the attendees remarked at how down-to-earth you were and lovely it was when you stayed for photos and chatted with everyone. Thanks again for all the dedication you showed, was much appreciated and the event was a real success.
Ollie, RMP Enterprise

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