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Tessa Sanderson CBE on Talking Sport 23rd July 2014

todayJuly 24, 2014


Last night Tessa Sanderson CBE spoke about her history in sport, javelin throwing in both the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. The awards for her success, a Gold Medal in the Olympic Games, and remains today the only British Woman to ever win a throwing Gold Medal. Tessa, 3 time Commonwealth Gold Medalist was awarded the MBE, OBE and in 2004 was awarded the CBE for her services to Sport. We talked about the Commonweath Games in Glasgow, about the facilities, the volunteers, and what would be going through the minds of the athletes taking part, finally talking about the Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy which is a charity organisation to help assist young people in sport, towards a healthier lifestyle and through physical activity, together with building confidence and a social wellbeing whilst still in education

Away from taking part in Sport Tessa has taken part in many radio and television programmes, the television programmes listed here.

Recent appearances include Dancing On Ice Goes Gold, Celebrity masterchef, Antiques Road Trip, Great British Menu, and most recently fronted Jamaican TV`s morning coverage of the 2012 Games.

Identity (guest) BBC2
•Question of Sport BBC1
•Strictly African Dancing BBC1
•Are You Younger than you Think? BBC1
•In the Know (1 episode) BBC2
•This Is Your Life BBC1
•Sky Sports News (presenter) SKY SPORTS
•Sky News (Adam Boulton Show) SKY NEWS
•Alan Titchmarsh Show (guest) ITV
•Surprise/Surprise (10 episodes) ITV
•Sporting Triangles (team captain) ITV
•The Wright Stuff (Guest panelist) FIVE
•QVC (presenter) QVC
•Wife Swap CH4
•Heads or Tails CH5
•A League of Their Own SKY
•Celebrity Masterchef BBC1
•Dancing On Ice Olympians ITV
•Great British Menu BBC
•Antiques Road Trip BBC

And one Radio Station, Back Diamond FM on Talking Sport with Russell Aitken

Many thanks Tessa Sanderson CBE

Written by: Russell Aitken

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