Road racing Cyclist and London 2012 Medallist Lizzie Armitstead claimed Team GBs first medal of the games. A decorated and enjoyed Olympic Speaker who kicked off the greatest medal haul by Team GB at an Olympic games, Armitstead is a success story that GB Cycling are proud to make an example of.
Having climbed through the ranks from aged 16 to Senior Olympian, Lizzie Armistead enjoyed a prolific road racing career which has seen her win many accolades throughout. Armitstead has gone on from her junior success to claim a range of senior titles, including winning gold in the Points, Scratch and Team pursuit races at the UCI Track World Cup in 2008. Her experiences across all levels of performance cycling make her a firm favourite with all events and conferences, specialising as an after dinner Speaker.
Being one of the lesser known names within the Team GB Cycling set up, occasionally shadowed by more prominent names Lizzie Armitstead’s success at the Games so early on has elevated her recognisability with the general public, making her a documented commodity in all areas, including as an Olympic Speaker. Her attendance as an after dinner speaker is now proving to be exceptionally popular, with Armitstead expanding on her experiences which saw her claim Team GBs historic first medal.
An Olympic games which was dubbed ‘The Girls Games’, Armitstead is testimony to this status. In a sport which is continuously under erosion through the use of performance enhancing substances and the fall of former heroes, Armitstead’s clean honourable and hardworking shell is filled with a smiley and fruitful persona who is proud of what she works towards and recognises the privilege of being an elite athlete. She is a popular Olympic Speaker and role model to all on how a bit of talent, a lot of desire, and a hell of a lot of guts can turn into Olympic success.
Lizzie Armitstead has formed a reputation as an exceptional Sports Speaker, specifically delving into her success as an Olympian. A pioneer in sports success for females, Lizzie Armitstead is a popular addition to all events, including as an after dinner speaker.
To book Lizzie Armistead for your event, occasion or conference as an after dinner speaker or Olympic Speaker, contact the Champions Speakers agency today on +44 1509 85 29 27 or fill out our online booking form.
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