Roger Black MBE
Roger Black MBE represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics for fourteen years, both as an individual 400 metre runner and as a member of the 4 x 400 metre relay team.
He won fifteen major Championship medals including European, Commonwealth, and World Championship Gold medals. His greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metre Silver medal in 1996 and he is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, successfully overcoming several serious injuries and set backs throughout his career.
He was British Men’s Team Captain and was awarded the MBE in 1992. Roger Black is now a television presenter and an accomplished motivational speaker and conference host.
Roger Black MBE is one of those unique people who have achieved both individually and as part of a team. He understands the dynamics of becoming a champion – how to dream a dream, set goals and take the necessary steps to fulfilling ones potential.
By combining his close understanding of motivation and self-development with his personal experiences both on and off the track he consistently inspires, motivates and entertains audiences throughout the country.
Roger was born on March 31st 1966 in Portsmouth. He was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and subsequently went on to read medicine at Southampton University.
With his close understanding of motivation and self-development he can inspire, motivate and create an individuals awareness of self-achievement.
He has captained ‘Question of Sport’, has presented the Sydney 2000 Olympics, the World Athletics Championships 2001 inCanada, the 2002 Commonwealth Games and the 2002 European Championships from Vienna.