About this book
A memoir from Whitbread, who was recently the last woman standing on "I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here". Abandoned as a baby, she spent her childhood in and out of children's homes. At 12, she was raped by her mother's boyfriend. Athletics was her saviour and she competed in 3 Olympics, setting a world record in 1986. After many years out of the public eye, she now has millions of new fans.
Fatima Whitbread had the worst possible start in life. Abandoned as a baby, she spent much of her childhood in and out of children's homes. Athletics was her saviour: local athletics coach took the Fatima under her wing. Fatima competed in three Olympics. In 1986 she set a world record, and she was voted as BBC Sports Personality of the Year.