GLL Sports Foundation Launched In Cornwall

For the first time athlete’s based in Cornwall can now receive support from the GLL Sports Foundation (GSF).

An event was held to launch the GSF in Cornwall on 9th January 2018 and was attended by Paralympic Table Tennis Player David Wetherill and Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho.

This will enable aspiring athletes to reach their potential by receiving support in a number of ways including training, sport science and financially.

Colonel Bolitho said: “It has been inspiring to meet some of our talented sportsmen/women, and great news to hear of the new GLL Sports Foundation funding.”

Peter Bundey, Chair of the GLL Sport Foundation said: “It has been inspiring to see the existing effort given to young athletes at the Cornwall Sports Partnership. We are therefore really excited to be joining forces with the CSP to bring the GLL Sport Foundation to the county. Together we can provide fantastic opportunities for talented athletes in Cornwall that make a real difference to help them achieve their sporting dreams.”

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