Jonathan Legard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jonathan Legard

British journalist

Date of Birth: 01-Jul-1961

Place of Birth: Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Profession: journalist

Nationality: Wales, United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Jonathan Legard

  • Jonathan Legard (born 7 July 1961 in Cardiff, Wales), is a sports journalist, best known as the lead commentator for the BBC's Formula One TV coverage in 2009 and 2010. Legard has been the BBC's motor racing and football correspondent as well as commentating regularly on Formula One races for BBC Radio 5 Live from 1997 to 2004.
  • On 24 November 2008, he was confirmed as the lead commentator for the BBC's Formula One coverage in 2009.
  • On 11 January 2011, the BBC announced changes in the F1 commentary team. On Twitter, Legard confirmed to British F1 fans that he would not be commentating on BBC F1 coverage during the forthcoming season.On 19 January 2011 Legard became a sports presenter on BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
  • In February 2011 Legard began commentating on football in BBC's The Football League Show.
  • He commentated on volleyball for the BBC at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
  • He commentated on the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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