Greg Whyte

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Greg Whyte, OBE (born 21 June 1967) is a former Olympian and a sports scientist. He won a World Championship silver medal and a European bronze medal. Whyte also competed in two Olympic Games, representing Great Britain in the Modern Pentathlon.[1]

Whyte has been involved in Comic Relief.[2] His role has been to train and coach celebrities who do challenges for charity, such as comedian David Walliams, John Bishop, James Cracknell, Cheryl Cole, Gary Barlow, and Eddie Izzard.[2] His charity work for Comic Relief and Sports Relief projects has so far raised over £17 million.[2]

Whyte is a Professor in Applied Sport & Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University.[3] He is also an authority in the UK on exercise physiology, sports performance and rehabilitation.[3]

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Greg was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2014 New Year Honours for his services to sport, sport science and charity.[4]

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  1. "Meet Sports Scientist Professor Greg Whyte". BBC Media Center. BBC Online. 10.02.2012. Retrieved 24 January 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Greg Whyte OBE". The Sports Partnership, London. Retrieved 24 January 2014.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Professor Greg Whyte". Liverpool John Moores University. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. "Ultimate accolade for sports legend Greg Whyte". DunstableToday. Dunstable Gazette, Herald & Post. 12/31/2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. Check date values in: |date= (help)