Liz Johnson


Paralympic Swimmer Liz Johnson has experienced successes at the pinnacle of her sport for the past number of years. Suffering with cerebral palsy, Johnson who competes within the S6 category is a London 2012 Olympian, who claimed the bronze medal within the 100m breaststroke competition. An eloquent after dinner speaker and Olympic speaker, Liz Johnson is an exceptional addition to any event.

Welsh born Johnson took up swimming at only 3 years old, ultimately being chosen to represent Team GB at the age of just 14. An experienced sports speaker, Johnson continued her meteoric climb up through the world of Paralympic swimming, earning a reputation as a future swimming superstar by winning Silver at her first Paralympics in 2004.

The Paralympic swimming star is most famous for her Beijing 2008 success which came tinged with ultimate sadness. Losing her mother to terminal cancer 11 days prior to the race, Johnson took to the pool to do her mother and Britain proud. Whilst many other athletes would turn away and return home, Liz Johnson continued with her journey knowing that her ultimate aim was to do her mother proud.

An inspirational individual with a story that’ll capture the audience profoundly, Liz Johnson delivers as an Olympic speaker and after dinner speaker delving into her qualities and traits of deep intrinsic motivation, a never say die attitude and exceptional strength.

Several World Championship medals have also been attained in a career which has being extremely fruitful for Liz Johnson. An articulate sports speaker who took the Paralympic oath at the London 2012 Games, she provides her services as an after dinner speaker or Olympic speaker to a whole host of events and occasions.

A truly inspirational sport speaker who will inspire all, Liz Johnson is a role model to the next generation of para-athletes and swimmers.

To book Liz Johnson as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • Olympic Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Inspirational
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Peak Performance
  • Determination