Olympic Athletes from the Safe and Sound area!

July 8th, 2016

In keeping with the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, here at Safe and Sound we thought we would give our loyal customers an insight in to the Olympic athletes from the Yorkshire area.

As the Olympic Games begin on the 5th August, we believe that by knowing who your local athletes you can give some added support to your area.

Alistair Brownlee

Olympic Sport: Triathlon

Location: Dewsbury

Competitions:  2008 and 2012 Olympics, 2009 ITU Triathlon World Championship and the 2014 Commonwealth Games Triathlon

Born: 23 April 1988 (Aged 28)

Height: 1.84 m

Education: University of Leeds (Sports Science and Physiology) and Leeds Metropolitan University (Msc in Finance)


Georgia Coates

Olympic Sport: Swimming

Location: Leeds

Competitions: 2015 European Games and due to participate in 2016 Olympics

Born: 19 February 1999 (Aged 17)

Height: 1.7 m

Education: Prince Henry’s Grammar School



 Jessica Ennis-Hill

Olympic Sport: Heptathlon

Location: Sheffield

Competitions: 2012 Olympics (Gold Medal), 2009 and 2015 World Championships (Gold Medal) and 2010 World Indoor Championships (Gold Medal) and to participate in 2016 Olympics

Born: 28 January 1986 (Aged 30)

Height: 1.65 m

Education: University of Sheffield (Psychology)


Alicia Blagg

Olympic Sport: Diving

Location: Wakefield

Competitions: 2012 Olympics, 2011 and 2012 Championships (Both 1st Place), 2010 and 2011 British Gas National Cup (Both 1st Place) and also participating in 2016 Olympics.

Born: 21 October 1996 (Aged 19)

Height: 1.67 m

Education: The Royds School

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This wraps up our Team GB profiles and has given you the chance to be proud of where you come from! Remember you can always stay local for whatever you need, including insurance; we are always here to help!

For more information, do not hesitate to contact our team on 0333 200 0096.