Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

With Olympic silver at Rio 2016, gold at London 2012 to add to her silver medals from Sydney in 2000, Athens in 2004, and Beijing in 2008, as well as six world championships titles in her collection, Katherine is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete and the first British woman to win medals at five successive games.

WINTER OLYMPICS AND INSPIRING A NATION

If you are wondering how Dame Katherine Grainger is settling into her role at UK Sport, what she has learnt during the journey transitioning from athlete to Chair of UK’s high performance sports agency and how excited she is to be watching Olympic Winter sports competing in PyeongChang, read on….