Daley Thompson CBE

Greatest Decathlete Of All Time

Daley Thompson CBE holds an unbelievable record; no one else in the world holds more Decathlon titles than he does. In 1983, Daley held the European, World and Commonwealth titles all at the same time. As one of the most prominent and influential Olympic speakers on the after dinner circuit, Thompson is available for motivational speeches as well as question and answer sessions about the life a world class athlete leads.

Olympic Champion of 1980 and 1984, Daley also set world records for total Decathlon points in 1978, 1982 and 1986. Drawing on a fiercely competitive mentality, Thompson became the world’s greatest, whilst his off track character led him to become one of the nation’s favourite sporting personalities.

Daley retired from Athletics in 1992 and went on to play Football for both Wimbledon and Mansfield Town FC. Daley is one of the nation’s truly gifted sportsman, mastering ten sports to Olympic standard as well as playing football to a professional level.

Achieving success on track is never an individual effort; Daley delivers wonderful after dinner speeches as an Olympic speaker stressing the importance of a team effort in both sporting and business environments in order for the best results to be reaped. One of the most sought after sports speakers, Daley provides articulate speeches that engage with the audience’s backgrounds as well as tailoring his speech content to the client’s needs.

To book Daley Thompson as the sports speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Daley is known to cover the following topics:

  • Olympic Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Maximising Success
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Achieving Goals
  • Teamwork & Leadership

“Daley spoke about the focus, dedication and determination required to be the very best and offered great insights into how we can apply the same lessons into our own lives. His energy, fun and enthusiasm made it a great day.” Damian, Unilever