Carys Davina (Tanni) Grey-Thompson GREY-THOMPSON

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1969-07-26
Education Loughborough Univ (BA)
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Style The Baroness Grey-Thompson, DBE
Career wheelchair athlete; achievements incl: Bronze medal 400m Paralympics Seoul 1988, 2 Silver medals (100m and 200m) and Bronze medal 400m World Championships Assen 1990, 4 Gold medals (100m, 200m, 400m and 800m) and Silver medal 4 x 100m Paralympics Barcelona 1992, winner London Marathon 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000 and 2001, 4 Gold medals (100m, 200m, 400m and 800m), Silver medal 5000m and Bronze medal 10000m World Championships Berlin 1994, Gold medal 800m and S3 Silver medals (100m, 200m and 400m) Paralympics Atlanta 1996, 2 Gold medals (200m and 400m) and Silver medal 800m World Championships Birmingham 1998, 4 Gold medals (100m, 200m, 400m and 800m) Paralympics Sydney 2000, 2 Gold medals (100m and 400m) Paralympics Athens 2004, 2 Gold medals (100m and 400m) Paralympic World Cup 2005, Gold medal 200m, Silver medal 400m and Bronze medal 800m World Championships Assen 2006, Silver medal 200m Paralympic World Cup 2007; BBC Wales Sports Personality of the Year 1992, 2000 and 2004, BBC Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award 2000; ret 2007; non-exec dir UK Athletics 2007-12, memb Bd London Marathon 2007-, memb Bd TfL 2008-, memb Bd London Legacy Devpt Corp; sits in House of Lords as crossbench peer 2010-; patron Paralympics GB, vice-pres Royal Br Legion Women's Section; tstee: Laureus Sport for Good Fndn, V Inspired, Jane Tomlinson Tst, Tony Blair Fndn, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Wembley Nat Stadium Tst; pro-chllr Staffs Univ until 2013; hon doctorates: Loughborough Univ, Staffs Univ, Mancester Met Univ, Southampton Univ, Univ of Surrey, York and Ripon Coll, Teesside Univ, Leeds Met Univ, Univ of Wales, Open Univ, Herriot Watt Univ, Univ of Exeter, Univ of Hull, Sheffield Hallam Univ, Leicester Univ, Oxford Brookes Univ, Newcastle Univ, Univ of Glamorgan 2001, Univ of Wales Newport 2003, Univ of Bath 2013, Univ of E London 2013; Hon DLitt Univ of Oxford 2013; fell Univ of Swansea 2001; hon fell: Univ of Cardiff 1997, Liverpool John Moores 2005, Univ of Wales Inst Cardiff 2001
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