Lauren Steadman MBE
Lauren Steadman is the current Paralympic Triathlon Champion in the Women’s Individual PTS5 race, three-time World Champion and seven-time European Champion.
Lauren was born without her lower right arm and has proudly represented Team GB in the paratriathlon’s inaugural entry to the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016 where Lauren achieved the Silver medal.
Five years later Lauren returned to the Games stronger than ever at Tokyo 2020. Lauren made history as she crossed the finish line in Tokyo winning the Paralympic Champion title for Team GB. It was the culmination of a 16 year dream and the final medal to complete her arsenal of titles. Academically, Lauren has achieved a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Psychology where she gained a First Class Honours quickly followed up by a Masters in Business Management from the University of Portsmouth. Lauren’s next academic challenge is set at the University of Cambridge where she has taken on a PhD in Psychological Education.
Away from sport, Lauren has also shown her talents on the big screen, where she competed, and won, S.A.S: Who Dares Wins in 2020 as well as achieving a life-time goal when she appeared on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018 and secured herself a spot in the semi-finals.