Trish Tipper

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePatricia Kay "Trish"•Tipper (-Liggett)
Used nameTrish•Tipper
Born11 March 1946 in London, Greater London, England (GBR)
Measurements149 cm / 51 kg
NOC Great Britain


Trish Tipper was a British speed skater who competed at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Olympics. During her career she set 19 British records over every distance from 500 to 3,000 metres. She raced internationally only in the winter of 1967/68, skating at Inzell and Cortina, in addition to her Olympic appearance.

Tipper became a dancer and dance instructor. She married Phil Liggett, best known as a television broadcaster of cycling events, notably the Tour de France. Both Phil and Trish Liggett were avid bird-watchers and wildlife photographers, who also spent a lot of time in Africa.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) GBR Trish Tipper
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 29
3,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 26