Tagged as: Athletics

July Athletes of the Month – Aled Davies & Michael McKillop

July was a very busy month with a lot of success from our supported athletes. It was a difficult decision, but we have chosen Aled Davies and Michael McKillop for their successes at the Para Athletics World Championships last month. Both athletes added to their medal collections winning more golds

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Twelve GSF supported athletes selected for Athletics World Championships

British Athletics have announced the team for the Athletics World Championships taking place in London 4-13th of August. Currently 81 in total, the London 2017 team will be the largest ever to represent British Athletics at a World Championships. We are very proud to be supporting 12 of those athletes selected.

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Summer of Sporting Talent – GSF athletes competing against the best

This summer is showing a variety of sporting championships including Wimbledon, the Athletics and Para Athletics World Championships and the Deaflympics. We’re proud to announce a huge number of GSF supported athletes have been selected and are already competing in these world class events. Lucy Shuker (GSF ambassador in Taunton)

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Eleven GSF supported athletes on the start list for the Muller Anniversary Games

The biggest international athletics stars on the planet will turn out for a one day World Championships at the Müller Anniversary Games on the 9th of July. Twelve reigning Olympic champions, including Sir Mo Farah, 23 Olympic silver and bronze medallists from Rio, and eleven current world champions will take part

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Pippa Earley selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games

Pippa has received the fantastic news that she will represent England in the Commonwealth Youth games in the Bahamas this month. Although Pippa is a pentathlete, she specialises in hurdles and will be competing in the U18 100m hurdles. Pippa has recently returned from representing England in the ISF World school

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June Athletes of the Month – 8 Automatic Qualifiers for Athletics World Championships supported by GSF

Nearly 50 GSF supported athletes competed at the World Championships Team Trials last weekend, with eight automatically qualifying for the World Championships in August. The champs are being held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium; a home games in London makes it all the more exciting for our GB

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Nearly 50 GLL Sport Foundation athletes competed in World Championships Team Trials

The GLL Sport Foundation are proud to support nearly 50 athletes that competed at the World Champs Team Trials at the weekend. To qualify for the World Championships, athletes that have the qualifying time and are place in the Top 2 automatically qualify. The rest is up to the selectors! The highlights

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GLL Sport Foundation supports local Hammersmith athlete aiming to compete for France

The GLL Sport Foundation supports athletes from a diverse number of sports and not only competing for Great Britain, but for other countries too. Adrien Coulibaly is a good example of this; Adrien lives in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and trains at GLL’s Mile End track, but competes

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GSF and SportsAid supported athlete Scarlet Dale gets Great Britain call up

The England Athletics Mountain Running Championships took place on Sunday 4th June up the mountain of Skiddaw above Keswick. The uphill-only event was held in conjunction with the trials for the GB &NI team for the European Championships, which are to be held in Kamnik, Slovenia on 8 July. Scarlet

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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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