13 November 2015Beth to give lecture at university
BRITAIN’S greatest ever female gymnast, Beth Tweddle MBE, will discuss her career, motivations and achievements at a free public lecture to be held at a University of Chester campus.
Beth has close ties with the University of Chester, having received an honorary Doctor of Science from the institution in November, 2013.
The lecture will take place on Tuesday, November 24, at 6.30pm, at the Warrington campus.
Beth’s achievements include being an Olympic Bronze Medalist, a triple World champion, a six-time European champion, a Commonwealth champion and seven-times consecutive national champion.
Along with her success Beth has competed at three Olympics Games, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012, where she won Bronze in the uneven bars.
In 2010 Beth was included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List and received an MBE for her successs, commitment and dedication to gymnastics.
Following her Olympic success Beth took a break from competitive gymnastics, taking part in the 2013 series of ITV’s Dancing on Ice, which she won with skating partner Daniel Whiston.
Tickets for Beth’s lecture are free but need to be booked. Visit www.chester.ac.uk/beth-tweddle