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Gunnell OBE

Sally started out on the athletics circuit with Essex Ladies’ Club, initially as a long jumper and Pentathlete, before switching to the 400m hurdles, where she had her most famous successes. Sally quickly established herself as a force to be reckoned with in British athletics. At the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, she achieved the one missing piece from her already impressive trophy cabinet – an Olympic Gold Medal!

As an energetic mother of three, Sally is always keen to draw on her knowledge and experience to help inspire and encourage families, to get active and healthy.

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Sally, has previously been a lead ambassador for UK Athletics’ partner, McCain, and she worked with them to encourage kids to get involved in athletics, so they can lead active, healthy lifestyles and become the champions of tomorrow. Sally was also previously an ambassador for Aviva, whose Healthcare team she worked closely with.

Sally also partnered with Royal Caribbean, to launch their running initiative in par...

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