2017 has been an interesting year competitively where I have taken advantage of being able to enter senior events, as well as continuing to progress through the Under-14s and Under-15s. Fencing likes its age categories…..
Having a supportive team which includes Meera’s coach and parents is exceptionally important in this sport. Building this framework and foundation has helped her to where she is so far, and will continue to do so in the future.
GLL has really helped me to be able to continue my journey on the Road to Rio. I have been able to use my local facilities to train, and have been able to have access to sports massages and physio for recovery which has been a great help.
Pamela Relph MBE, “Winning a gold medal at London 2012 was really special. Since then I have won 3 consecutive world championships.” Pamela has been selected for Rio and aims to retain her gold medal.
Not only do I get funding that goes towards renewing and fixing my kit each season but I also get a gym membership that gives me the accessibility to train where ever I am in London.
Oscar Nilsson-Julien, 14, Track & Road Cyclist, Kentish Town – After cycling at Herne Hill Velodrome for a few years, Oscar started racing for VC Londres as a 12-year old and won bronze at the national youth omnium in his first year of racing.
14 year old GSF supported Judo athlete Thea Griffey has had a fantastic two months of competitions. Thea is the Sussex Champion and won many National medals throughout 2015 and carrying on into 2016.
My biggest achievement is swimming for Great Britain Deaf Swimming Team 6 times, reaching several finals in a relay teams, at the World Championships getting a Bronze Medal for my part in the 4x100m Freestyle Mixed Team.
The GLL Sport Foundation has helped me a lot with my training, it’s great to have such close access to a really well equipped gym, its helped a lot with my conditioning! Thanks so much for the continued support.
This year I have been selected for the U20 GB team at the Junior World Orienteering Championships to be held in Switzerland in July, and well as the U18 GB team for the Junior European Cup in Scotland in September.