Fatima Whitbread

Fatima Whitbread | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Fatima Whitbread | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, British Former Javelin Thrower Who Was Crowned BBC Sports Personality Of The Year
Inspire your team to push beyond their limits and achieve greatness with Fatima Whitbread, speaker, Olympic champion, and motivational expert.
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Fatima Whitbread | Speaker Biography

World Champion Javelin Thrower
1986 Javelin World Record Holder
Olympic Silver and Bronze Medalist

Fatima Whitbread is a former world champion javelin thrower who achieved success at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games and the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games, winning silver and bronze medals respectively. In addition to her athletic career, Fatima has also made a name for herself as an event host and after-dinner speaker. One of her notable achievements was breaking the javelin world record at the 1986 European Championships with a throw of 77.44m, earning her the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award. Fatima's rivalry with Tessa Sanderson fueled her drive to excel in the sport. She has also appeared on various television shows, including Total Wipeout, Celebrity Come Dine with Me, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. Fatima gained significant attention from her appearance on I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! in 2011, which opened up further opportunities for her in the entertainment industry. Currently, she is appearing on the 2022 series of SAS: Who Dares Wins? as well. As a sports and Olympic speaker, Fatima is known for her eloquence and ability to motivate others. She has written two books, "Fatima: The Autobiography Of Fatima Whitbread" and "Survivor: The Shocking And Inspiring Story Of A True Champion." To hire Fatima Whitbread for an event, you can contact PepTalk for more information. Fatima's impressive career includes being the first woman to throw a javelin over 75 meters.

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Book Fatima Whitbread as a speaker to inspire your team with her incredible journey from world champion javelin thrower to celebrated TV personality. Her compelling stories of breaking records and overcoming fierce rivalries will motivate and captivate your audience. Fatima's eloquence and experience make her an exceptional choice for any event.

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