Amongst the many sportsmen and women we act of behalf on at MN2S is former Olympic hammer thrower Paul Dickinson who is now a respected sports journalist available to come at speak at your event, host your show or motivate your young sports people along with many other public engagements.
Born in North Shields in Tyne & Wear, Paul represented the United Kingdom at two consecutive Summer Olympics. His first was in Montreal, Canada, in 1976, and the next was in 1980 at the Moscow Games. His finest result came in Montreal where Paul finished 14th with a throw of 68.52 meters – he also held the British and Commonwealth Records for his throwing. Since retiring from athletics Paul has worked as a sports commentator, mainly on athletics, for the BBC since 1987. He has commentated on every major meeting as well as the winter and Paralympics and has a voice immediately recognisable to millions of sports fans over the world. Paul is also often found commentating on other events such as the Lord Mayors Show, Superstars, World’s Strongest Man, Comic Relief and Sports Relief.
As well as those and many other major outside broadcasts, Paul often works as a stadium announcer at a range of events. As such, Paul Dickenson is a respected former athlete and major figure in the BBC’s coverage of all forms of athletics so makes an insightful and interesting guests for all audiences be they young, business or corporate.