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Being a Team GB athlete means dedicating an extraordinary amount of time and effort to a sport.
In this series of insights, we proudly showcase the perseverance and ambition of these athletes. Because excellence never stands still.

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“I’LL NEVER FORGET THAT FEELING” – SIR CHRIS HOY ON FORGING LEGACY AND EXCELLENCE

Team GB’s legendary cyclist shares the highs and lows of a glittering career and why “the gold medals are won on a wet Tuesday afternoon when there’s nobody watching”.

 

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latest TEAM GB INSIGHT: COLIN JACKSON

"You can only gain from celebrating diversity" - Colin Jackson CBE on how sport wins through inclusion

The TV star, Olympic medallist and former world record holder, explains how sport empowers diversity and acts as an invaluable unifier for individuals, nations and businesses.

 

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latest TEAM GB INSIGHT: SIR CHRIS HOY

“I’LL NEVER FORGET THAT FEELING” – SIR CHRIS HOY ON FORGING LEGACY AND EXCELLENCE

Team GB’s legendary cyclist shares the highs and lows of a glittering career and why “the gold medals are won on a wet Tuesday afternoon when there’s nobody watching”.

 

Read the article

latest TEAM GB INSIGHT: COLIN JACKSON

"You can only gain from celebrating diversity" - Colin Jackson CBE on how sport wins through inclusion

The TV star, Olympic medallist and former world record holder, explains how sport empowers diversity and acts as an invaluable unifier for individuals, nations and businesses.

 

Read the article

Athlete spotlights

Cyclists and sprinters, boxers and BMXers – Team GB are representing almost 30 sports in Paris. Get familiar with a few of the team’s faces ahead of the games.

 

Asha Philip

Asha Philip set a precedent early in her career, becoming the first British woman to achieve a global 100m title when she won gold at the 2007 World Youth Championships. And it was upwards from there.

In Rio, Leyton-born Philip won bronze as part of the 4x100m relay team. And in a high drama final at Tokyo 2020, Philip teamed up with Dina Asher-Smith, Imani-Lara Lansiquot and Daryll Neita to take bronze again in the same event.

Philip roared onto the podium again in 2023, teaming up with Lanisquot, Nieta and Bianca Williams to grab World Championships bronze in the same event.

 

 

 

Asha Philip

Asha Philip set a precedent early in her career, becoming the first British woman to achieve a global 100m title when she won gold at the 2007 World Youth Championships. And it was upwards from there.

In Rio, Leyton-born Philip won bronze as part of the 4x100m relay team. And in a high drama final at Tokyo 2020, Philip teamed up with Dina Asher-Smith, Imani-Lara Lansiquot and Daryll Neita to take bronze again in the same event.

Philip roared onto the podium again in 2023, teaming up with Lanisquot, Nieta and Bianca Williams to grab World Championships bronze in the same event.

Helen Glover MBE

Helen Glover is one of Britain’s greatest-ever rowers. With more than 20 gold medals to her name, she is a two-time Olympic champion and triple World and European gold medallist.

Alongside partner Helen Stanning, the rower broke Olympic, World Cup and European records in the women’s coxless pair. Just four years after Glover took up rowing, she and Stanning won Team GB’s first gold medal at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Glover retired after defending her title in Rio and had three children. But she returned to the boat in Tokyo, becoming the first Team GB rower to compete at an Olympics after having children. Glover and her partner Polly Swann finished fourth place in the pairs final.

Glover was awarded an MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours.

Team GB Insights

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Lifestyle | 25 June 2024

 

Double Olympian Lizzie Simmonds on the courage and culture that makes champions

In an exclusive interview, former European Champion Lizzie Simmonds explains how values forge a winning team and how self-critique can build consistent improvement.

 

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Lifestyle | 23 May 2024

 

Mark England expects - why you need inspiration and bravery to lead Team GB at the Olympics

In an exclusive interview Team GB Chef de Mission, Mark England OBE, tells us his tenets of Olympic leadership and the one sporting performance that brought a tear to his eye.

 

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Lifestyle | 23 May 2024

 

Watch now: Gold after 12 years – Dame Katherine Grainger's ultimate challenge

Chair of UK Sport and five-time Olympian, Dame Katherine Grainger shares the inspiration that took her to gold and details why teamwork is the ultimate enabler.

 

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Lifestyle | 28 March 2024

 

Team GB: Ed Clancy – The Barnsley boy who bagged gold

Cycling legend and Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy OBE shares some life lessons after 16 years at the top of his game. We spoke to him as part of our partnership with Team GB for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

 

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Lifestyle | 22 March 2024

 

"Excellence means never settling for where you are."

Triple Olympic gold medallist cyclist turned champion jockey Victoria Pendleton CBE explains how she found the courage and resilience to realise her greatest sporting achievement – after she’d hung up her wheels.

 

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Lifestyle | 19 February 2024

 

Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock OBE on building perfection

As we launch our group partnership with Team GB ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games,  we speak to three-time Olympic champion Max Whitlock about ‘perfection’, what drives him to succeed and how he finds balance for his physical and mental health.

 

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