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SportsAid award nomination huge confidence boost for GSF supported Calvin Tarczy

Junior World Championship gold might seem like the perfect ego boost, but Ealing rower Calvin Tarczy will take to the water with renewed confidence after he was shortlisted for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award. Tarczy won world coxless four gold in August, having topped the podium twice at an international junior

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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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Richard Kruse – October Athlete of the Month

Richard Kruse is a four time Olympian who has been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. This has become even more important now that fencing is no longer funded by UK Sport. October has been a very successful month for Kruse and he has moved

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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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Lucy Charles wins silver at her first World Ironman Championships

Lucy Charles and her partner and coach Reece Barclay have been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. They regularly use GLL centres to train, and this has obviously paid off with Lucy winning a fantastic silver at the World Ironman Championships earlier this month. Read

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Piper sisters impress at the World Youth Archery Championships

Eleanor and Louisa Piper have now returned from their thirteen day trip to Rosario, Argentina where they competed for GBR in the World Youth Archery Championships. Eleanor (age 18) competing in the U21 category, which consisted of 64 archers from 26 countries, and Louisa (age 14) in the U17 category

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Emily Appleton competing with the best out in the USA

Following on from Emily’s success in Argentina last month, Emily took her second ITF Pro title – this time the Doubles in the $15k Shipyard Cup in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Partnering Caty McNally from the US, the pair saved a match point in round one of the tournament; beat

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Greenwich Charity Raise Funds To Support Local Athlete Journeys

Greenwich charity, Greenwich Starting Blocks held a Gala Dinner on Wednesday 4th October at the prestigious InterContinental, 02 London Hotel to celebrate 10 years of success and raise funds to support the next generation of Greenwich athletes. 280 guests from across the sport, corporate and political world attended the dinner

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Imani Lansiquot: future athletics star, academic and inspiration

Website fastrunning.com has written a fantastic article on GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Imani Lansiquot. Imani is the second fastest British junior of all time, being only behind GSF ambassador Dina Asher-Smith. She has a bright future ahead of her, but also has the ambition to inspire young women and

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