Ellie Simmonds

British Paralympian Swimmer Who Competed In The 2008 Summer Paralympics In Beijing - Winning Two Gold Medals For Team GB At The Age Of 13

How to hire Ellie Simmonds

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Ellie Simmonds for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Feedback from virtual events and webinars 

During the Covid-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of live events, Ellie was booked as an exciting guest speaker for a range of virtual events and webinars. Read her latest feedback below.

"It went really well thank you! We have received some great feedback and Ellie was so great" - Sophie, Events Executive, SR Group

  • 2021 - Competed at the Tokyo Paralympics 
  • 2021 - Chosen as a flagbearer for Team GB at the Tokyo Paralympics 
  • 2019 - Named on the Organising Committee for the 2022 Commonwealth games 
  • 2016 - Won a gold and a bronze medal at the Rio Paralympics 
  • 2016 - Became the first S6 swimmer to swim under 3 minutes in the 200m individual medley 
  • 2015 - Won a gold medal, a silver medal and two bronze medals at the World Championships 
  • 2014 - Won three gold medals at the European Championships 
  • 2013 - Promoted to an OBE 
  • 2013 - Won three gold medals and a bronze medal at the World Championships 
  • 2012 - Won two gold medals, a silver and a bronze at the London Paralympics 
  • 2011 - Won 'Best British Sporting Performance for an Athlete with Disability' at the Jaguar Academy of Sport Annual Awards
  • 2010 - Won five gold medals and a silver medal at the World Championships 
  • 2009 - Awarded an MBE - The youngest person ever to receive one 
  • 2009 - Won five gold medals at the European Championships 
  • 2008 - Won BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year 
  • 2008 - Won two gold medals at the Beijing Paralympics 
  • Two Royal Mail postboxes were painted gold in her honour 
  • Patron of the Dwarf Sports Association UK
  • A WaterAid ambassador 
  • An ambassador for The Scout Association 
  • Youngest Paralympian to win a medal for GB
  • Second youngest Paralympian to represent Team GB