Job: Daley Thompson claims more decathlon honours than anybody before or after him. He was the first person ever to hold the World, Olympic, Commonwealth and European titles at the same time, as well as the World Record. He was unbeaten in competition for nine years. He retired from athletics in 1992 as a result of injury, and went on to play football for Wimbledon and Mansfield Town FC. Daley was awarded the MBE in 1982, an OBE in 1986 and advanced to CBE in 2000, and was voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year in 1982. Daley was a leading ambassador for the winning London 2012 Olympic bid. He focused on highlighting the benefits that hosting the Olympics would bring to education and sport in schools.
Background, hobbies & interests: Daley is also involved with two major charities, Laureus Sport for Good and Barnardo’s. He spends his leisure time with his five children."