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LAMIN DEEN

Sergeant in the British Army, SERVING 24 years in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Northern Ireland. AS A PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE HE Competed in the 2014/2018 Olympic Games WINNING 8 World Championships. Olympic team captain/ leader with responsibilities such as international equipment and personnel logistics, fundraising, accounts, and athlete welfare.
BRITISH ARMY
  • Sergeant in the British Army.

  • 24 years in the British Army.

  • Served in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Northern Ireland.

 
PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE
  • Competed in the 2014/2018 Olympic Games.

  • 8 World Championships.

  • Olympic team captain/ leader with international equipment and personnel logistics, fundraising, accounts, and athlete welfare responsibilities.

 
LAMIN'S JOURNEY

Lamin Joined the Grenadier Guards in 1998 at age 16, where he quickly took to the way of life with his eyes firmly set on climbing the ranks. By age 18, Lamin had already travelled to different parts of the world including conflict zones. He also engaged in the ceremonial role, having had the honour of guarding the Royal households and participating in the Queen's birthday parade. In 2012 he transitioned into fulltime professional sport as he showed huge potential in the sporting arena. He then participated in the 2014 and 2018 winter Olympic games, winning medals in the world cup and setting British and other speed records. Lamin has his eyes firmly set on his 3rd Olympic games in 2022.

 
INTERESTING FACTS

Lamin and his team set the world speed record in a bobsleigh of 97mph on the way to a gold medal, the first in British history. Lamin is involved in charitable works in west Africa, particularly Sierra Leone from where his heritage and roots lay. Lamin is regularly involved in speaking and mentoring engagements, providing valuable insights to those who seek to learn from his vast knowledge base and unique experiences from the serviceman transitioned athlete.

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