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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Loughborough University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Loughborough University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Loughborough University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Loughborough University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Loughborough University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Loughborough University.

List includes Paula Radcliffe, Diane Farr, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Loughborough University?” and “Which celebrities are Loughborough University alumni?”
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Diane Farr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
Diane Farr is an American actress and writer. She is known for her roles as FBI agent Megan Reeves in the CBS television series Numb3rs and Firefighter Laura Miles on Rescue Me.
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Tony Benn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Diarist, Politician
Anthony Neil Wedgwood "Tony" Benn was a British politician who was a Member of Parliament for 47 years between 1950 and 2001 and a Cabinet minister under Harold Wilson and James ...more
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Monty Panesar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Cricketer
Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, known as Monty Panesar is an English international cricketer who currently plays for Essex. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his Test debut in 2006 against India in ...more
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Steve Matchett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Editor, Author, Presenter
Steve Matchett is a commentator for American TV network NBC and NBC Sports Network on its various Formula One programmes. Notably, he co-hosts live Formula One practices, qualifying sessions, ...more
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Derek Abbott is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Physicist, Electrical engineer, Engineer
Derek Abbott is a physicist and electronic engineer. In the 1969-1971 period, he was a boarder at Copthorne Preparatory School, Sussex, UK. During 1971-1978 he attended the Holland Park School ...more
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Gerald Davies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Journalist, Rugby Player
Thomas Gerald Reames Davies CBE DL is a Welsh former rugby union wing who played international rugby for Wales between 1966 and 1978. He is one of a small group of Welsh players to have won ...more
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Daniel Bennett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Footballer
Daniel Mark Bennett is a professional footballer who plays for the Singapore national team and for Warriors FC in the S.League as a defender mainly in central defence. A versatile player who is ...more
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Sebastian Coe is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Politician, Athlete, Track and field athlete
Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, CH, KBE, often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete. As a middle-distance runner, Coe won four Olympic ...more
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Colin Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson CBE was an English first-class cricketer, schoolmaster and the headmaster of Millfield School.
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Caitlin McClatchey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Swimmer
Caitlin McClatchey is a British swimmer. Representing Scotland, she won two gold medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, in the 200 metres freestyle and 400 metres freestyle. Representing Great ...more
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Lisa Dobriskey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Businessperson, Track and field athlete
Lisa Jane Dobriskey is an English middle distance athlete. She was the Commonwealth champion in the 1500 m in 2006. More recently, she won a silver medal in the 1500 m at the 2009 World
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Sunil Abeyesundere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Engineer
Dr. Sunil Abeyesundere BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, CEng, PE, is a Computer & Electronics Specialist and former Competent Authority ITN & Consultant to the Ministry of State of Sri Lanka. He was ...more
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Philip Serrell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Philip Serrell Writer, Presenter
Philip Serrell is a British auctioneer, antiques expert and television presenter.
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Bob Wilson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Coach
Robert "Bob" Primrose Wilson OBE is a former Scotland international football goalkeeper and later broadcaster and is noted for creating the charity the Willow Foundation As a player, ...more
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Bridget Riley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Artist
Bridget Louise Riley CH CBE is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of op art. She currently lives and works in London, Cornwall and the Vaucluse in France.
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Paula Radcliffe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Track and field athlete
Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE is an English long-distance runner. She is the current women's world record holder in the marathon with her time of 2 hours 15 minutes and 25 seconds. She is a ...more
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Chrisanthi Avgerou is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Computer scientist
Chrisanthi Avgerou is a Greek-born British scholar in the field of the Social Study of Information Systems, focusing on Information Technology in developing countries. She is currently Professor ...more
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Sarah Price is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Swimmer
Sarah Price is a former backstroke swimmer from the United Kingdom. She began her swimming career at the Potters Bar club, and turned professional aged fifteen. She set her first British record ...more
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Jodie Swallow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Triathlete
Jodie Swallow is a British triathlete from Loughborough, Leicestershire. She is the 2010 Ironman 70.3 champion as well as the winner of the 2009 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships. ...more
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Eric Moon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Librarian
Eric Edward Moon is a librarian and editor who had a shaping influence on American librarianship in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s as editor-in-chief of Library Journal, as President of the ...more
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Adrian Bailey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Politician
Adrian Edward Bailey is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for West Bromwich West since winning the seat at a by-election in 2000. He is also the ...more
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Tobias Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Politician
Tobias Martin Ellwood is a British Conservative Party politician. Ellwood currently serves as Member of Parliament for Bournemouth East and as UK Government Minister at the Foreign and ...more
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Jeanette Kwakye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Jeanette Boahemaa Kwakye is a retired British sprinter.
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Chris Benham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Chris Benham
Christopher 'Chris' Charles Benham is an English cricketer. Benham is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He was born at Frimley, Surrey. He attended Yateley School across the ...more
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Chris Read is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Loughborough University Alumni
Chris Read
Christopher Mark Wells Read is an English cricketer, a wicket-keeper who is the captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. He has been the first-choice England wicket-keeper on numerous ...more