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Tessa Sanderson CBE

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Who is Tessa Sanderson?

Tessa Sanderson is a former Olympic javelin gold medalist for Great Britain.

What are Tessa Sanderson’s main achievements?

Tessa’s main achievement is becoming the first-ever female to win an Olympic gold medal for Great Britain in the Javelin event at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.

Her incredible sporting efforts and achievements have been recognised by the Crown, and she was appointed an MBE, which was later upgraded to an OBE, and most recently to a CBE.

What is Tessa Sanderson best known for?

Tessa is undoubtedly best known for being one of the most prolific sportswomen of the past few decades. She also attracted a lot of attention for enjoying a competitive rivalry with fellow Briton, Fatima Whitbread.

After leaving the track, Tessa has continued to prove her lasting popularity, and has made numerous media appearances on such as Great British Menu, Antiques RoadShow, and Celebrity Masterchef, amongst others.

How to book Tessa Sanderson for your next event?

Tessa has a unique ability to connect with a wider audience regardless of setting. When hired as a speaker, she can discuss her legendary sporting moments; famous rivalry with Fatima Whitbread; and the importance of mindset and motivation.

To find out more about how to book Tessa Sanderson as a speaker for your next event or private function,contact Evolve today.  

Topics and Themes

  • Mindset
  • Sport
  • Motivation
  • Olympics

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