Tagged as: Swimming

Swimming Masterclass run by GSF athlete and Olympian Ekaterina Avramova

Families in Ealing were given the chance to improve their swimming at a free coaching session hosted by double Olympian and GLL Sport Foundation Athlete Ekaterina Avramova at Gurnell Leisure Centre on 29th October 2017, to celebrate Gurnell Leisure Centre reaching the monumental 4000 swim school target. Classes were open

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Team England – Commonwealth Games 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be the largest sporting event Australia will see this decade and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. As the first regional Australian city to ever host a Commonwealth Games, the Gold Coast will celebrate a great Games in

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Transplant Sport Swimming Day at the ‘Pool of Champions’

On Saturday 23rd September 2017, 24 transplant swimmers congregated at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day. The swimmers, aged between 12 and 70 years old came from around the UK, have one thing in common – they all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers, who attend the London event, recently

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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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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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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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Chiltern GSF Athlete Adel Zakrzewski Wins Silver at National Open Water Festival

The National Open Water Festival 2017 was held at Rother Valley Country Park on Monday 31st July 2017 Young open water stars took to the water in allocated age groups. The Championships are the country’s flagship open water age group event attracting the future stars of open water swimming. There were

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World Transplant Games: GSF supported athletes strike gold!

The World Transplant Games are unique games which celebrate what is possible in life after transplantation. Put simply, the games are the ‘Olympics’ for transplant recipients. Held every two years, this year the Games were hosted by the city of Malaga, Spain where 1,350 transplant athletes from 52 countries gathered

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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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