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RECORD NUMBER OF ATHLETES SUPPORTED IN BATH & SOMERSET

78 talented young athletes from Bath and North East Somerset will benefit from a £50,600 fund – thanks to charitable social enterprise GLL.  Athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK, this year marks its 10th year of support

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COMMONWEALTH BRONZE MEDALLIST CHLOE TUTTON HEADS LIST OF 67 CARDIFF TALENTED ATHLETES RECEIVING AWARDS FROM CHARITABLE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE GLL

67 talented young athletes from Cardiff including swimmer Chloe Tutton will benefit from a £42,000 fund – thanks to leisure charitable social enterprise GLL, which manages Cardiff’s Better Leisure Centres on behalf of Cardiff Council.  The local athletes will be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation, the largest independent athlete

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A Successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes

A successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes, with a number of achievements in the first couple of months. Here the rundown for just some of GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete’s successes. Nathan Jones won gold in 4 x 50 metre Freestyle relay at the Invictus Games in Toronto at

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Ikhinmwin’s England call-up to inspire kids

The Captain of the London Lions Basketball Club, Joe Ikhinmwin has been selected to play for the England National Squad at this year’s Commonwealth Games and hope it will inspire the country’s kids. Joe , who has previously played for the Great Britain under 20 team and attended South Carolina

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SHELAYNA OSKAN-CLARKE WINS BRONZE

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke, a 800m runner from Hillingdon backed up her 2017 European Indoor medal with a bronze at the 2018 World Indoor Athletics Championships. She explains the impact of the Foundation “Gaining the support from GLL reinforces the development that I have made the last couple of years to achieving

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GSF ATHLETES SET FOR COMMONWEALTH GAMES

With the 2018 Australian Gold Coast Commonwealth Games a month away, with new 2018 athletes included it is projected that over 60 supported athletes will compete at the Games for their respective countries. Below profiles those selected thus far and with some teams yet to be released these numbers will

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Rafael Rhys Pollitt – ‘Building on my 2017 progress’

Rafael Rhys Pollitt made a real impact on the Fencing world in 2017 and is hoping to continue his form into 2018, with the support of the GLL Sport Foundation.   “2017 was all about building a solid foundation to take forward to 2018. I have achieved the ranking of

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Montell Douglas announced as part of GB Bobsleigh team for winter Olympics

Team GB have announced the Bobsleigh team heading to PyeongChang for Winter Olympics 2018. Team GB will take part in 3 disciplines, two and four man sled’s and the women’s event. Which will involve GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with Greenwich Starting Blocks funded athlete Montell Douglas. Montell has been

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