Tagged as: Athlete

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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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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Nearly 50 GLL Sport Foundation athletes competed in World Championships Team Trials

The GLL Sport Foundation are proud to support nearly 50 athletes that competed at the World Champs Team Trials at the weekend. To qualify for the World Championships, athletes that have the qualifying time and are place in the Top 2 automatically qualify. The rest is up to the selectors! The highlights

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Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation Awards 2017

Beacon Sports Centre hosted the first Chiltern & South Bucks GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Thursday 29th June.  The awards evening gave an opportunity to celebrate the successes of local athletes and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. Although athletes from the area have been supported

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First year of Cardiff athletes supported by the GLL Sport Foundation

Cardiff City Hall hosted the first Cardiff GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards on Tuesday 27th June.  The event took place to launch GSF across Cardiff, celebrate the successes of local athlete and recognise the partnerships with multiple stakeholders to the programme. A huge 35 athletes attended the event with their

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SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE & VALE OF WHITE HORSE TALENTED ATHLETES PRESENTED AWARDS

Nearly 120 talented young athletes based in South Oxfordshire or Vale of White Horse will benefit from a fund worth over £60,000 – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL. The athletes will be supported through the ground breaking GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the largest independent athlete support programme in the

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Second annual Belfast GSF awards at Belfast City Hall with attendance from 120 individuals

44 athletes in Belfast were recognised with awards and a funding commitment of over £50,000 from GLL. The event was opened by the Lord Mayor of Belfast (Nuala McAllister, Alliance party). GLL’s Belfast Community Sport Manager, Ronan McKenna compered the evening with GSF Chair Peter Bundey speaking at the event,

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May Athletes of the Month – Selected to Represent Northern Ireland at Commonwealth Youth Games – Jack McMillan & Davicia Patterson

With just a little under two months before the action begins, the Northern Ireland Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC) has announced the team which will be competing in the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas between 18th and 23rd of July. The Commonwealth Youth Games will bring together 1000 young

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