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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 regatta in Munich three months…

  • 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 of 93 archers from 44…

  • 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 become a psychologist. Read more…

  • Paralympian Claire Cashmore starts new venture in para-triathlon

    Paralympian Claire Cashmore has won multiple Paralympic medals for swimming, but has now decided to try and new venture! We’re looking forward to continuing our support through this exciting journey. Please read her blog below. You may have noticed from my pictures and social media posts, I am spending a lot less time in a swimming…

  • Kirsten Wells part of Ultimate team qualified for European Championships

    Kirsten Wells is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete that competes in Ultimate Frisbee. She has sent us an update on her latest achievement. It was UK Ultimate Nationals over the Bank Holiday Weekend and I’m super excited to tell you that SYC finished 2nd out of 8 women’s teams, meaning we automatically qualify for…

  • Judo star Jonah Alfert picks up brilliant bronze at Maccabiah Games in Israel

    Jonah Alfert, a member of Chalfont Judokwai and a pupil of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in Amersham, has won Great Britain’s first ever under 21s Judo medal in the world Maccabiah games, held in Israel. Jonah is also supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in the Chiltern region. Jonah was chosen to represent GB following…

  • Perri Shakes-Drayton credits GLL Sport Foundation after recovering from injury to claim silver at World Championships

    Sprinter Perri Shakes-Drayton has praised the support of the GLL Sport Foundation after receiving a silver medal for her part in Team GB’s stunning 4x400m performance at the IAAF World Championships – completing her long journey back to elite competition following an injury hit three-year spell. For developing athletes, additional support can be crucial, particularly…

  • Reece Prescod – August Athlete of the Month

    The IAAF World Championships certainly dominated the first half of August with sell outs every evening and huge TV viewings of the athletics. Team GB reached their medal target on the last day with success in the relays. British sprinting is definitely on the rise with some fantastic results from young up and coming athletes.…

  • Fiona Bunn – Junior World Orienteering Championships Blog

    Fiona Bunn is an orienteering athlete supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. She has written an account of her journey up to and during the Junior World Orienteering Championships (JWOC). Fiona’s blog is a fantastic example of not always achieving the results you want, but never giving up and striving for…

  • GSF supported athletes update us with summer achievements

    We recently sent out a survey to our supported athletes for feedback on how to improve our services in future years. We’ve had a great response so far, thank you to those athletes that have replied with your comments. Lots of these athletes are very grateful for the support and sent in their recent results…