Stephen Miller MBE

Stephen is a six-time Paralympic medal winner, keynote motivational speaker, online experience host, writer and positive mindset coach. Born with cerebral palsy, which challenges him every day of his life, Stephen has developed and harnessed a tremendously positive attitude towards life to overcome adversity and thrive.

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Stephen has represented Great Britain in Paralympic sport for over 25 years.

Stephen was first introduced to the Club Throw event at ten years old at a weekly school sports club. By the age of just 16, Stephen won gold at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics. In total, he’s competed in six Paralympic Games, seven World Championships and seven European Championships – winning 34 international medals.

Stephen won three Paralympic titles in a row at Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004. He held the F32 Club Throw world record for 11 years from 1997-2008.

Awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list in 2016 for services to sport, Stephen has given a lot back to the community. An avid visitor to schools, sports clubs, community groups and businesses, Stephen is passionate about inspiring people to get the most from life through embracing a positive thinking mindset.

In 2013, he founded SMILE Through Sport, a charitable organisation that combines the services of disability sport development activities with training and education programmes. The charity aims to help more disabled people benefit from taking part in sport.

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Throughout his years as a professional athlete, Stephen has come to realise that life is full of adversity, struggle, and challenge, but it’s in these moments when we feel most alive and can have our greatest achievements.

Stephen is now helping other people to overcome adversity and perform well under stress with his positive thinking mindset speaking and coaching. Having great success working with business and corporate executives to excel in their professions.

Competitive Record

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Paralympics – Atlanta 1996: Club Throw, Gold medal
2
Paralympics – Sydney 2000: Club Throw, Gold Medal; Discus, Bronze medal
3
Paralympics – Athens 2004: Club Throw, Gold medal
4
Paralympics – Beijing 2008: Club Throw, Silver medal; Discus, 12th
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Paralympics – London 2012: Club Throw, 11th
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Paralympics – Rio 2016: Club Throw, Bronze
7
World Championships – Birmingham 1998: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 6th
8
World Championships – Lille 2002: Club Throw, Gold Medal; Discus, Silver medal
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World Championships – Assen 2006: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 5th
10
World Championships – Christchurch 2011: Club Throw, Bronze medal
11
World Championships – Lyon 2013: Club Throw, 7th
12
World Championships – Doha 2015: Club Throw, 4th
13
World Championships – London 2017: Club Throw, Bronze medal
14
European Championships – Assen 2003: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, Gold medal
15
European Championships – Espoo 2005: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 5th
16
European Championships – Stadskanaal 2012 – Club Throw, Gold medal
17
European Championships – Swansea 2014 – Club Throw, Silver medal
18
European Championships – Grosetto 2016 – Club Throw, Bronze medal
19
European Championships – Berlin 2018 - Club Throw, Silver medal
20
European Championships – Bydgoszcz 2021 – Club Throw, 4th
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Paralympics – Atlanta 1996: Club Throw, Gold medal
2
Paralympics – Sydney 2000: Club Throw, Gold Medal; Discus, Bronze medal
3
Paralympics – Athens 2004: Club Throw, Gold medal
4
Paralympics – Beijing 2008: Club Throw, Silver medal; Discus, 12th
5
Paralympics – London 2012: Club Throw, 11th
6
Paralympics – Rio 2016: Club Throw, Bronze
7
World Championships – Birmingham 1998: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 6th
8
World Championships – Lille 2002: Club Throw, Gold Medal; Discus, Silver medal
9
World Championships – Assen 2006: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 5th
10
World Championships – Christchurch 2011: Club Throw, Bronze medal
11
World Championships – Lyon 2013: Club Throw, 7th
12
World Championships – Doha 2015: Club Throw, 4th
13
World Championships – London 2017: Club Throw, Bronze medal
14
European Championships – Assen 2003: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, Gold medal
15
European Championships – Espoo 2005: Club Throw, Gold medal; Discus, 5th
16
European Championships – Stadskanaal 2012 – Club Throw, Gold medal
17
European Championships – Swansea 2014 – Club Throw, Silver medal
18
European Championships – Grosetto 2016 – Club Throw, Bronze medal
19
European Championships – Berlin 2018 - Club Throw, Silver medal
20
European Championships – Bydgoszcz 2021 – Club Throw, 4th

Stephen’s visit yesterday was brilliant; 70 people attended our event. I couldn’t believe how many people attended. It was an amazing day, everybody was inspired by Stephen’s visit, he mixed and talked to everybody at the event and he was extremely popular with everyone who attended.

Northallerton Mencap

Stephen's visit was amazing, He was very approachable and was happy to sign autographs and have pictures taken with everyone within the club. Stephen was very talkative and extremely supportive of people taking part in our multisports session. He spoke to everyone in the club and ensured everyone had the chance to meet him. A brilliant ambassador for disability sport and we were very grateful that Stephen attended our club.

Hambleton District Council

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