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  • Sibling Success For South West Water Skiiers

    The GLL Sport Foundation supports athletes throughout the UK and are pleased to receive positive news and results from all parts of the country. Amelia and Tom Tooze are based down in Taunton and use the GLL centres down in the South West to help with their training for water skiing. They have both have had…

  • Transplant Swimming Day to take place at London Aquatics Centre on September 23rd

    30 transplant swimmers will congregate at the London Aquatics Centre for the Transplant Sport Swimming Day on Saturday 23rd September. Aged 12 to 70 years old from around the UK, they have one thing in common – all have had a life-saving organ or bone-marrow transplants. Many of the swimmers attending the London event recently competed at the World Transplant Games in Malaga…

  • GSF supported swimmer Jacob Greenow swims a successful summer

      Jacob Greenow is a GLL Sport Foundation supported swimmer. He has sent us an update of his achievements this year so far.  This summer I have been to both European juniors, and British nationals, so here is a report: European Juniors: Following selection, after the British championships in April, at the end of June,…

  • GLL Sport Foundation supported sprinters shine at Athletics World Championships

    The World Athletics Championships aren’t even half way through yet and there has been plenty of British success, with Mo Farah showing his class on the opening night winning the 10,000m in style. Although GSF supported athletes haven’t yet medalled, they have shown great potential for the future of British sprinting. Daryll Neita took to…

  • 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. Reece Prescod – 100m (Heats…

  • Eden Cheng wins European Junior Diving Championships

    Eden Cheng (GSF supported athlete) won Great Britain’s first gold of the European Junior Diving Championships 2017 with victory in the Group B Platform. The Crystal Palace diver made her European Junior debut at the event in Bergen, Norway. But the 14-year old looked a star in the making as she swept to gold, finishing 20 points…

  • 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 athletes. Other athletes are eligible…

  • 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 of the weekend for GLL…

  • Pippa Earley breaks mutiple British Records

    GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Pippa Earley competed at the England National indoor Pentathlon on 11th March in Sheffield and broke the British record with a points score of 3,952.  She also broke the British record for 60m hurdles on the 18th February at the Surrey Championships and won the National title later with a…

  • GB Pentathlete Charlotte Follett places 11th at the Hungarian Indoor

    Pentathlon GB sent out a strong squad to the Hungarian Indoor with fellow GB athlete Kerenza Bryson finished in 8th place, closely followed by GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete Charlotte Follett in 11th place, and Georgia Hannen and Georgia Pipes in 21st and 31st respectively. The competition was held over 2 days with many big…