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Grant Turner

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Inspiring Others Changing Lives

Grant currently works with disengaged young people using his experience in sport to assist them in there own lives. Grant also has his own swimming academy that he started with his partner and fellow Olympic swimmer Joanne Jackson. The swim academy teaches children from the age of three and focuses on water confidence and safety so that they can enjoy the water as much as Grant has. 


"Our kids came back buzzing. We may not have won but in my eyes the gold medal is the positive experience had by our students in meeting Grant Turner." Teacher, Wilts School Games
"It was fantastic to have such an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Sporting Champion visit our School Games. Grant went above and beyond what we could have hoped from and teachers, young people and staff all thought very highly of him." Joanne Danvers, Northants School Games


Grant learnt to swim on a family holiday in Florida. He was an unused member of the British 4x100m freestyle relay team at the World Championships in 2009 but it was in 2011 in Shanghai that Grant made his global debut. He formed part of the sprint squad in China and performed the same role at London 2012 after securing his place with 100m freestyle silver at the Olympic trials in June 2012. Grant has also achieved a silver medal at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. Grant is from Swindon but attended Loughborough University.

Competitive Record

Olympic Games London 2012: 4x100m freestyle relay

World Championships 2011: 4x100m freestyle relay

Commonwealth Games 2010: 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay

European Championships 2010: 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 4x100m freestyle relay

Grant worked on the Sporting Champions programme helping to make an impact to young people‚Äôs lives and raise aspirations. He is now looking to inspire your audience by sharing his secret of what it takes to be the best you can be!

Call us today on 0207 9932724 and book Grant Turner to come and speak at your school or college.

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