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Lord Chris Holmes

Lord Chris Holmes

Chris Holmes was Director of Paralympic Integration for London 2012. He led the team that planned and delivered, in the words of the International Paralympic Committee President, “the greatest Paralympic Games ever”. The Games demonstrated that a sports and commercial success could be achieved through having diversity and inclusion at the heart of every decision. Chris is also Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer, winning 9 gold medals, 6 at a single Games. He entered the House of Lords in 2013 as The Lord Holmes of Richmond MBE.