Baroness Grey-Thompson, DBE is a Welsh former athlete, and currently is a parliamentarian and TV presenter. She is considered to be one of the most successful disabled athletes in the UK. She graduated from Loughborough University in 1991 with a. Tanni Grey-Thompson's Paralympic career started in the 100m at the Junior National Games for Wales in 1984. Her international career began in 1988 in Seoul, where she won a bronze medal in the 400m. Her fifth and last Paralympic Games were in Athens (2004) where she won two gold medals in wheelchair racing in the 100m and 400m. In total in her Paralympic career she won 16 medals (11 gold, four silver and a bronze) and also 13 World Championship medals (six gold, five silver and two bronze). In preparation for her retirement from the track, she expanded her television presenting career on BBC Wales and S4C, as well as BBC1. On 23 March 2010, Grey-Thompson was created a life peer on the recommendation of the House of Lords Appointments Commission. She was introduced in the House of Lords on 29 March. She sits as a crossbencher.