Book Richard Whitehead MBE
Booking Richard Whitehead MBE will go down a storm at your event! We are a booking agent for Richard Whitehead MBE, and can arrange for Richard to entertain your guests. Richard Whitehead MBE is an incredible world record holding Paralympic athlete. Competing in both half and full marathons, Richard has made a name for himself in the sports industry with his passion and dedication.
Paralympic athlete Richard Whitehead started to gain widespread recognition in 2009 when he broke the world record as the first leg amputee ever to accomplish a three hour time for a marathon, a record that he has since managed to beat with a time of 2 hours and 42 minutes.
As well as conquering marathons and becoming a leading figure in long distance running, Richard Whitehead MBE is also an exceptional sprinter. He won his first world title at the World Championships in Christchurch at 35 years old then went on to become a Paralympic World Champion in 2012. Richard Whitehead sprinted across the 200m finish line to triumph with a gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympics and has since won two more medals at the 2019 Rio Paralympics; a gold in the 200m and a silver in the 100m.