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Paralympian Claire Cashmore starts new venture in para-triathlon

Paralympian Claire Cashmore has won multiple Paralympic medals for swimming, but has now decided to try and new venture! We’re looking forward to continuing our support through this exciting journey. Please read her blog below. You may have noticed from my pictures and social media posts, I am spending a lot

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Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the

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Kirsten Wells part of Ultimate team qualified for European Championships

Kirsten Wells is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete that competes in Ultimate Frisbee. She has sent us an update on her latest achievement. It was UK Ultimate Nationals over the Bank Holiday Weekend and I’m super excited to tell you that SYC finished 2nd out of 8 women’s teams,

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Judo star Jonah Alfert picks up brilliant bronze at Maccabiah Games in Israel

Jonah Alfert, a member of Chalfont Judokwai and a pupil of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, has won Great Britain’s first ever under 21s Judo medal in the world Maccabiah games, held in Israel. Jonah is also supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in the Chiltern region. Jonah was

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Medal count in double figures for GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes at the School Games

The 2017 School Games took place at Loughborough University from 31st August-3rd September. The School Games is as close as you can get to a ‘mini Olympics’ at school age and gives young athletes a taste of what a large scale multi sport competition is like. The event seeks to

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Perri Shakes-Drayton credits GLL Sport Foundation after recovering from injury to claim silver at World Championships

Sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton has praised the support of the GLL Sport Foundation after receiving a silver medal for her part in Team GB’s stunning 4x400m performance at the IAAF World Championships – completing her long journey back to elite competition following an injury hit three-year spell. For developing athletes, additional

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Reece Prescod – August Athlete of the Month

The IAAF World Championships certainly dominated the first half of August with sell outs every evening and huge TV viewings of the athletics. Team GB reached their medal target on the last day with success in the relays. British sprinting is definitely on the rise with some fantastic results from

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Great Britain Swans return with third place after debut International Cup tournament

GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Lisa Wilson recently competed for Great Britain Swans at the Aussie Rules International Cup. She has written an overview of her results and experience out in Australia. I have just arrived back from Australia where I was playing Australian Football for Great Britain at the

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GSF supported swimmer Jacob Greenow swims a successful summer

  Jacob Greenow is a GLL Sport Foundation supported swimmer. He has sent us an update of his achievements this year so far.  This summer I have been to both European juniors, and British nationals, so here is a report: European Juniors: Following selection, after the British championships in April,

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