Athletes

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  • Athlete Achievements – Nov/Dec 2019

    As we enter a new decade, here are a few athlete achievements that deserves recognition for their great work in the months of November and December in 2019. Firstly, congratulations to Caitlin Maytham who won Gold on 1m at South East Regional schools competition and qualifies for national schools competition on 8th December. Vanessa Lemer…
  • Suzie Cave

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE Suzie Cave represented Team GB in the Triathle World Championships in St Petersburg, Florida and achieved her best results to date. With this being her first year doing triathle, Suzie never expected to qualify so to get to…
  • GSF Athletes on British Diving World Class Programme

    British Swimming has announced the 22 athletes that have been selected for their British Diving World Class Programme for the 2019/20 season and we are proud to announce 12 of them are GLL Sport Foundation athletes. Athletes on the World Class Programme are eligible to receive training camp and competition opportunities throughout the selected season,…
  • Athlete Achievements – September / October 2019

    As the year draws close to an end, our supported athletes have been working hard across the country to make 2019 a year full of success. Never failing to be inspirations for all, here are a few that deserves a shout out for their great work in the September / October months. Billy Birchmore proved…
  • PERRI SHAKES DRAYTON JOINS GLL SPORT FOUNDATION BOARD

    The GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme, has appointed Team GB sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton as a member of its board. Following GLL’s recent appointment of James Jebb as its new Foundations Manager, heading up both GSF and the GLL Community Foundation (GCF), the foundation has added the experience of the…
  • World Transplant Games Success

    GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) supported transplant swimmers had huge success at the recent World Transplant Games. Liam Barnett, Janka Penther and Simon Randerson all competed for the GB swimming team and all came back with bags of medals and lifetime best swimming times. The World Transplant Games are held every two years and move from…
  • Libby Blair

    WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO – NEVER FORGET WE ALL MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE Libby Blair aka the ‘Powerlifting Granny’ on Instagram is a Powerlifter in her 50s, who is breaking the social norms of what it means to be an elite athlete. 2019 is her  first year as a supported athlete…
  • TRAVELLING 1,500 MILES A MONTH…. ATHLETES BIDDING TO REACH THE TOP!

    Great Britain’s future Olympians and Paralympians are travelling nearly 1,500 miles every single month to train and compete according to SportsAid’s annual athlete survey. The survey, delivered by Nunki Solutions, a leading partner of the charity, aims to highlight the commitment and dedication shown by the next generation of athletes – and their families –…

  • GSF Athletes Excel

    Here at GSF headquarters we receive a lot of emails everyday from our athletes telling us all about their recent successes and results. It is amazing to see so many young athletes excel and it makes the work we do so rewarding, below is a few of the many sensational things our athletes have achieved…

  • Annodata throws its weight behind the GLL Sport Foundation

    Annodata, a Kyocera Group company and one of the UK’s longest-standing, independent providers of managed services, has renewed its sponsorship of the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the charity helping young people to unlock their potential in sport. With a longstanding commitment to corporate social responsibility, Annodata’s support will help to further GSF’s mission of supporting…