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Paralympian and survivor of the 7/7 tube bombings Martine Wright to give talk at London Stadium

PUBLISHED: 14:00 19 September 2018

Martine Wright, who lost her legs in the 7/7 tube bombings, will be giving a speech at the London Stadium about her experiences in the London 2012 Paralympics. Picture: JLA

Martine Wright, who lost her legs in the 7/7 tube bombings, will be giving a speech at the London Stadium about her experiences in the London 2012 Paralympics. Picture: JLA

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A survivor of the 7/7 tube bombings is giving a talk in Stratford.

Martine Wright lost both her legs in the attack on the Circle line in 2005, and has since gone on to become a paralympian, sports presenter and motivational speaker.

At the London Stadium next Thursday, Ms Wright will speak about going from despair to determination, and how the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics gave her a new sense of purpose.

Stewart Pope, CEO of Perrys Chartered Accountants who are organising the event, said: “What Martine has achieved is truly exceptional. We are delighted to be welcoming her for this special event and hearing more about her inspiring approach to life.”

Martine was a presenter at the Invictus Games and a roving reporter during the Rio Paralympics in 2016. She was awarded an MBE last year for her services to sport and work as a role model for amputee athletes.

The talk will begin at 8am on September 27. Guests can register attendance to cornner@perry-company.co.uk.


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