Hannah Whelan


Olympic speaker and artistic gymnast Hannah Whelan is a gold medal winning British Commonwealth champion who has represented her country in numerous competitions around the world. Born in Singapore, Hannah relocated to England with her family aged 2 where they settled in Stockport and Whelan began practising gymnastics.

Twenty years later Hannah is a world famous Olympic speaker who competed at both the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing and the 2012 Games in London and contributed to a ninth and sixth place finish for the British team at each competition.

Outside of her appearances as an Olympic speaker and contender however Hannah Whelan has had a great deal of individual success, she has taken part in no less than six British Championships, garnering three gold, eight silver and six bronze medals and achieved a silver and two bronze medals at the 2014 and 2012 European Championships respectively.

The highlight of Hannah Whelan’s career as a sports speaker and gymnast remains arguably however her contribution to the gold medal winning team at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, where she also won a bronze medal in the All-Around Tournament.

As well as these notable achievements Hannah won a bronze medal at the 2010 Gymnastics’ World Cup for her Floor Exercise routine when she was aged just 18.

Available as a sports speaker across Britain Hannah Whelan is the ideal guest for young people and educational events, her own passion and success easily inspiring others would-be sports persons to embark on their own gymnastics and athletics careers.

To book Hannah Whelan as the Olympic speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

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

  • Sporting Success
  • Gymnastics & Athletics
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance