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  1. Chris Hoy

    Hoy is eleven-times a world champion and six-times an Olympic champion. With a total of seven Olympic medals, six gold and one silver, Hoy is the second most decorated Olympic cyclist of all time.

  2. Nicola Adams

    Nicola Adams is a British professional boxer. The first woman to win an Olympic boxing title in 2012, she is the 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medallist in the women's flyweight division.

  3. Ben Ainslie

    Sir Ben Ainslie is the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, he has competed and medalled at five Olympic games.

  4. Kelly Holmes

    Dame Kelly Holmes is one of Britain’s favourite athletes. During her career, she was funded by National Lottery players.

  5. Sarah Storey

    Dame Sarah Storey is a British road and track racing cyclist and former swimmer. She is a multiple gold medal winner at the Paralympic Games in both sports, and six times British (able-bodied) national track champion.

  6. Tanni Grey-Thompson

    One of Britain's greatest Paralympic athletes, Tanni Grey-Thompson, amassed a remarkable medal haul over 16 years.

  7. Jade Jones

    Jade Jones was the first British athlete to become an Olympic taekwondo champion

  8. Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans

    Kelly Gallagher is a British Paralympic skier who, with her guide Charlotte Evans, won ParalympicsGB's first-ever Winter paralympic gold medal.

  9. Mo Farah

    Sir Mo Farah is not only a British distance runner, but he's also been National Lottery funded and a household name.

  10. Steve Redgrave

    Sir Steven Redgrave is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000, and is one of the country’s greatest Olympians.

  11. David Weir

    David is a Paralympian who has dominated his sport and has become one of the greatest wheelchair racers of all time

  12. Katherine Grainger

    Dame Katherine Grainger is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete