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ABIGAIL IROZURU –  Inspirational Speaker Facilitator

Abigail  Irozuru is   World-class British long jump athlete, Abigail inspires through her ability to bounce back from adversity with a smile and enthusiasm, and to succeed despite several setbacks which include three separate surgeries, numerous injuries, and the disappointment of non-selection.

Abigail's motivational talks and corporate training days (AMPLIFY) focus on:

Peak performance

Mental resilience 

Performing under pressure 

Achieving your full potential 

Growth mindset and happiness 

Overcoming obstacles 

Perseverance with a smile

ABIGAIL IROZURU –  Inspirational Speaker  and Facilitator

ABIGAIL IROZURU –  Inspirational Speaker  and Facilitator

Abigail  Irozuru is a  World-class British long jump athlete, Abigail inspires through her ability to bounce back from adversity with a smile and enthusiasm, and to succeed despite several setbacks which include three separate surgeries, numerous injuries, and the disappointment of non-selection.

In 2016-17, Abigail has  spoken at several different business events as a motivational speaker and training day facilitator, including a ‘lunch ‘n’ learn’ at Kitchell Corporation (Phoenix, USA) and an inspirational talk at a Start-Up Business Seminar (Manchester, UK). 

Abigail is a world-class British long jump athlete who has represented Great Britain and England since 2007. Her notable achievements include a 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games gold medal, a consistent top-3 UK ranking throughout her career when healthy, and being crowned 2015 Indoor British Long Jump Champion. Abigail is also a 2012 UCL Law graduate. 

Abigail talks about the highs and lows of the sport – setback and success – including how she became British Champion and bouncing back from the huge disappointment of missing the 2016 Rio Olympic Games due to injury.

Abigail’s motivational talks and corporate training days (AMPLIFY) focus on:

Peak performance

Mental resilience 

Performing under pressure 

Achieving your full potential 

Growth mindset and happiness 

Overcoming obstacles 

Perseverance with a smile

ATHLETICS ACHIEVEMENTS

2015

British Champion – UK Champs/European Indoor Trials – Personal Best Performance 6.73m 

3rd on UK All-Time List indoors

 2014

Guadeloupe International Athletics Meeting – Winner – Major international victory 

7th on UK All-Time List

 2013

Top 3 ranked female British long jumper, despite an unfinished season due to injury/surgery

2012

European Championships Team GB – June/July – Great Britain vest

Pavel Pavlov International Athletics Meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria – Champion and Meeting Record Holder and Personal Best Performance – 6.80m 

North of England Champion – Outdoor

South of England Champion – Indoor

First senior England International – England vest – Bratislava – Gold

AAA UK National Championships Indoor Senior Silver Medallist – and Personal Best 

2011

AAA Outdoor U23 UK National Bronze Medallist  

2010

AAA UK National Championships Outdoor U23 Champion

AAA UK National Championships Outdoor Senior Bronze Medallist – and Personal Best  

2009

First senior GB international – Great Britain indoor – Glasgow Aviva International

European Junior Championships, July – Great Britain vest

2008

Northern Indoor Champion and Record Holder – indoor Personal Best  

AAA Indoor UK Champion U20

World Junior Championships – Great Britain vest – Poland – 8th place in final

Commonwealth Youth Games Champion – England vest – India, October – Gold

Sale Harriers Manchester, Darren Campbell annual award – Young Athlete of the Year Award

2007

First international – Great Britain – World Youth Championships – Ostrava – 15th place

AAA Outdoor U20 UK Bronze Medallist

2006

English Schools Silver Medallist

British Schools Silver Medallist (England vest)

Highest Rankings – 9th World Ranking, 3rd UK All-Time

ABIGAIL IROZURU –  Inspirational Speaker  and Facilitator

Thanks for the great speech. Thank you for the wealth of information. I love to read and listen to audible books.

I appreciated the download 4D holistic approach to living and the link for Brene Brown on vulnerability.

You could write a book about your experiences.

K Lawton   Kitchell Corporation, USA

Provided motivation and inspiration to be successful. Fantastic speaker who produces results. Knows how to get over set backs and focus on goals.

Saeed  Accountancy Place,

This [AMPLIFY] was a fantastic session for our highest ability Year 12 students which they all enjoyed and took a great deal away from. I would definitely recommend Abigail to schools, colleges, etc to work with students as she is engaging, informative and experienced as well as being able to get her messages across in a fun way. We'll definitely be inviting her back.

Andy Baker Deputy Headteacher at Longcroft Schoo

A thoroughly engaging and insightful talk on the real life world of being an elite athlete.

Nicholas Jones  DNA Athletic Academy

Inspires through example!

Mark Woodridge

I love the way Abigail shares her story and despite all she has been through remains positive and believes that ‘the best is yet to come’ . Truly inspirational!

Lavenia, Ambassador for Fiji

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