Sporting Dinner

The 2018 Sporting Dinner was another success!

Sporting Dinner 2018

Once again, Gloucester Severn are proud to present one of the flagship events in the Gloucester Calendar.

The Sporting Dinner will again be in the King's School Marquee, with guest speakers being Tessa Sanderson and Mike Tindall.

Theresa Ione "Tessa" Sanderson, CBE (born 14 March 1956) is an English former javelin thrower and heptathlete.  A six-time Olympian in the javelin (1976–1996), she won the gold medal in 1984 for Great Britain, and in 1996 she became the second track and field athlete, after discus thrower Lia Manoliu, to compete at six Olympics.  She is one of only five women in history to have thrown the javelin (old model) over 73 metres. She is the first black British woman to have won an Olympic gold medal.

Michael James Tindall, MBE (born 18 October 1978) is an English former rugby player who played outside centre for Bath Rugby and Gloucester Rugby, has captained the England team, and was a member of the 2003 World Cup-winning squad. He is married to Zara Phillips, the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and the eldest granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

He participated as a contestant in the 2015 series of Bear Grylls: Mission Survive and was the runner-up after the 12-day survival mission. He currently plays for the Gloucester Division 2 team, Minchinhampton RFC.

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