Grey-Thompson


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Grey-Thompson

Tanni (Carys Davina). born 1969, British wheelchair athlete; eleven gold medals in the Paralympics (1988--2004)
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Baroness Grey-Thompson said that parents should demand more from the Welsh Government and Sport Wales.
Baroness Grey-Thompson is one of the country's most successful paralympic athletes.
Baroness Grey-Thompson said: "Tennis is a fantastic sport for life and I'm very excited to be joining the Tennis Foundation.
There had been reports that Conservative peers had made representations Grey-Thompson was too political and a Labour supporter too critical of the Coalition Government.
Lorraine Bewsey's portrait of paralympic icon Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson
Paralympian legend Grey-Thompson has been tasked with heading a review into UK Athletics' drugs policy after Chambers' determination to run in the World Indoor trials and his eventual selection for the British team threw the sport into chaos.
Cheat Dwain Chambers; Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson wants harsher punishment for drugs cheats
But Warner believes Grey-Thompson, a politics graduate and one of British sport's most inspirational figures, has a vital role to play in the future of athletics in this country.
The now Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson with staff and students at Redcar and Cleveland College
A review led by Baroness Grey-Thompson recommended PE be made a core subject, with all teachers required to demonstrate proficiency in PE as part of their training.
Even Baroness Grey-Thompson, whose nephews go to Evenlode, took part a game of wheelchair rugby to the delight of her opponents.
Grey-Thompson insisted UK athletes were happy to be threatened with fines because they understand the whole process of 'whereabouts' and testing.