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Lord Sebastian Coe
The mastermind behind the London 2012 Olympic Games Lord Sebastian Coe KBE is a former middle-distance runner and politician who forged a successful and illustrious career himself as an Olympian, securing 4 medals whilst an athlete. Arguably the biggest name within British sport, with his exposure increased further after the success of the London Games, Lord Coe’s addition to all events and conferences as an after dinner speaker, keynote or Olympic speaker is something that is certain to heighten the profile of the occasion.
An illustrious sports speaker and the current chairman of the British Olympic Association (BOA), Lord Coe managed to win double gold across the 1500 meter events at the 1980 Moscow and 1984 Los Angeles games, as well as double silver at the same games across the 800 meter discipline. Often sharing a fierce rivalry with fellow compatriot Steve Ovett, both men seemed to have motivated and pushed each other to become better athletes; their rivalry went down in history as one of the greatest to have occurred in British Athletics and is one that is still refer to today, more than 30 years on.
Having worked successfully on the London 2012 Games and with FIFA Lord Coe suitability within all ranges of sport is phenomenal and frankly unrivalled. An articulate, eloquent Olympic Speaker and Sports speaker with an unparalleled level of respect and knowledge, Lord Coe is a fabulous addition for any occasion.
Proving popular as an after dinner speaker, especially for conference attendance, Lord Sebastian Coe is without a doubt the right choice for your event. An inspirational individual who has been the linchpin and architect for the biggest sporting extravaganza our country has ever experienced, his appearance at any event or occasion as an Olympic speaker is guaranteed to ensure it lives long in the memory.