Ellie Simmonds OBE

Ellie Simmonds OBE

Ellie Simmonds OBE is one of the most well-known British sporting figures and a hugely influential personality.

The golden girl of British Paralympic swimming, and a five-time Paralympic champion, Ellie was the youngest ever person to be awarded an MBE, which was upgraded to an OBE in 2013. She also won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in 2008.

Ellie is the holder of eight Paralympic medals, 22 World Championship medals, nine European Championship medals and one Paralympic World Cup Medal. She has competed in a variety of swimming disciplines, including the 50m, 100m and 400m freestyles, the 100m breaststroke, the 200m individual medley, the 50m medley relay, the 4x100m freestyle and medley relays

Contact Great British Speakers today to book Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds for your next event.

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It went really well. We have received some great feedback and Ellie was so great.
Sophie, Events Executive, SR Group

Bubbly, confident, inspiring – and a great role model.
St James’ Place 


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