Greg Whyte (sportsman)

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Greg Whyte, OBE (born 21 June 1967), also known as Super-Greg, is a former Olympian and a Sports Scientist. He won European bronze and World Championship silver medals, also competing in two Olympic Games, representing Great Britain in the Modern Pentathlon.[1][2]

Whyte has been involved in Comic Relief. His role has been to train and coach celebrities who do challenges for charity, such as comedian David Walliams, John Bishop, James Cracknell, Cheryl Cole, Gary Barlow, and Eddie Izzard.[3][deprecated source][4]

Whyte is a Professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University and a UK authority on Exercise Physiology, Sports Performance & Rehabilitation.[5][6] And co-founded of CHHP on London's Harley Street.


Whyte was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2014 New Year Honours for his services to sport, sport science and charity.[6]


  1. ^ "Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM)". Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  2. ^ "BBC - Meet Sports Scientist Professor Greg Whyte - Media Centre". Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  3. ^ Moore, James (10 March 2010). "Sport Relief: How to train like a celeb". Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Liverpool John Moores University professor trains celebrities for sport relief". Liverpool Echo. 12 February 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  5. ^ "SPS Staff Profiles". 27 December 2010. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2017.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  6. ^ a b "Sporting heroes recognised in the Queen's Honours List". Awards Intelligence. Retrieved 12 July 2017.

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