Lates: The science of winning

02 July 2024 19:20 - 19:50 The Royal Society Free Watch online

This event is part of the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition 2024

How crucial is the role of science in achieving excellence in sports? What specific scientific advancements have contributed to breakthroughs in sports performance? How do athletes and coaches leverage data and analytics to optimise training and strategy? Join us for an enlightening panel discussion on how the athletic performance is informed by scientific research and what cutting-edge technologies are revolutionising sports training and recovery methods.

Chrissie Wellington OBE, former professional triathlete and four-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion
Professor Sanjay Sharma, Professor of Cardiology and Medical Director for Virgin London Marathon
Chair: Professor Alan Wilson FRS

Attending the event

This event will be held in the Kohn Centre on Tuesday 2 July 2024, 7.20pm - 7.50pm. 

  • Free to attend, no ticket required
  • The room has limited capacity, so we recommend that visitors arrive at least 10-15 minutes before the event. We operate a first-come, first-served policy
  • This event will take place in person at the Royal Society and will also be livestreamed on the Royal Society YouTube channel
  • Live subtitles will be available in-person and virtually
  • Suitable for over 18s
  • Travel and accessibility information and details on planning your visit - contact us directly to arrange any specific accessibility requirements
  • Food and drink will be available for purchase at our onsite café

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