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Find out what Warwick staff, students and alumni are doing for the London 2012 Olympic Games

Athletes and Organisers

Dani Caverzaschi Dani Caverzaschi

First year student Dani in Economics selected to represent Spain in the wheelchair tennis event at the London 2012 Paralympic Games this summer.

Tom Aggar Tom Aggar

Paralympic and world champion Tom Aggar studied at Warwick. He will be defending his title in the single scull event after winning gold at the Beijing Games in 2008.

Tom Solesbury Tom Solesbury

Tom Solesbury took up rowing while at Warwick. At the London 2012 Olympic Games he made the final of the men's quadruple scull, finishing 5th.

Gemma Morris Gemma Morris

Head of Warwick Sport and Warwick alumnus Gemma Morris joins the LOCOG team as Football Hotels Operations Manager for Coventry.

kellysimmons_small.jpgKelly Simmons MBE

Warwick alumnus Kelly Simmons is the Head of National Game at the FA.

lisa-wainwright---ceo.jpgLisa Wainwright

Lisa Wainwright graduated from Warwick in 1993 and is CEO of Volleyball England.

Terry Monnington Terry Monnington

Terry Monnington, Director of Sport, played a key role in setting up the University’s involvement with this summer’s Games.

James Ellis James Ellis

James Ellis, Deputy Director for Sport, is closely involved with the University of Warwick’s role as an official Football Training Venue for the Olympic Games.


Richard SalterRichard Salter

First year Computer and Business Studies undergraduate Richard carried the torch through Yeovil on 22 May 2012.

hollyparkerHolly Parker

Holly, a Theatre and Performance Studies finalist, carried the torch through Alcester on 1 July 2012.



Jennifer SibleyJennifer Sibley

Jennifer, a recent Warwick graduate, has been helping out at the Olympic Park as a Games Maker volunteer. We spoke to her about the role and her highlights so far.

Elizabeth Bower

Elizabeth Bower

Elizabeth is an actress and graduate of Theatre Studies and Dramatic Arts. She was a dancer in the Olympics Opening Ceremony.

Julia DorringtonJulia Dorrington

Julia, a literature student at Warwick, writes for student newspaper The Boar about her experience as a Games Maker volunteer at the Olympic Park.

rose_jarvis.jpgRose Jarvis

Rose is the CSI Project Co-ordinator and is volunteering as a National Technical Officer for the sailing events.

alice-gleadall-250.jpgAlice Gleadall

Alice is the Administrative Officer (Widening Participation) in the Academic Registrar's Office and volunteered at the Selection Event in 2011.

ioanna-iordanou.jpgIonna Iordanou

Ionna is a CLL student and Warwick alumni. She volunteered at the Selection Event in 2011.

trevor-seeley.jpgTrevor Seeley

Trevor is the Head of Stakeholder Relations in the Communications Office and volunteered at the Selection Event in 2011.


What are you doing for the Olympics? Tell us about it!