Tagged as: Championships

Success for GSF supported athletes on final weekend of the IAAF World Championships

The IAAF World Championships were a huge success, being hosted in London and getting a record number of spectators to the event every night. Great Britain and NI had a slow start to the medal tally but reached UK Sport’s target on the final days with some fantastic results from

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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

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Vincent brings home European University Championship medal

Peter Vincent, GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete representing Great Britain and Hertfordshire University won a spectacular Bronze medal at the 2017 European University Championships in Coimbra, Portugal. Competing in the Over 100Kg division Peter won his pool with ippon wins over France’s Vincent Roudrie and Turkey’s Bedrettin Camlibel to set

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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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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

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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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