Tagged as: Championships

Team GB win the U23 Men’s Wheelchair Basketball World Championships

History was made in Toronto as the GB junior men claim gold at the U23 World Championships 2017. Two GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes were part of the winning team; Ben Fox (Swindon) and Jack Perry (Cambridge). In what was a dramatic gold medal game against Turkey, the GB men

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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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February Athletes of the Month – Dan Bramble & Shelayna Oskan Clarke

The British Indoor Team Trials took place on the 11th of February as part of selection for the European Indoor Championships. Two supported athletes came away as champions; Dan Bramble (Long Jump) and Shelayna Oskan-Clarke (800m). In a straight final, Shelyana Oskan-Clarke was rewarded for her front running efforts with

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December Athletes of the Month – London Disability Swimming Club

London Disability Swim Club are fantastic all year round, but their achievements in December must be recognised. Seventeen London Disability Classified Swimmers travelled to Manchester to compete in this prestigious annual event; the National Disability Championships.  To open the event, there was a heroes parade and celebration of GB Rio Paralympians

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British Athletics Championships – over 50 GSF athletes competing

The British Athletics Championships are the final opportunity for athletes to show the selectors what they can do at a major championships and also gain the Olympic qualifying time. The championships are over three days (24th-26th June) at Birmingham Alexander Stadium and will be televised on BBC. You can also

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Kristen Spours selected to represent Great Britain at the World Figure Skating Championships in Boston

Kristen Spours is a GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete for Figure Skating. As you can imagine, training and competition for ice skating can be very expensive, and an Achievement Award helps athletes with funding this and providing facilities to train in amongst physiotherapy and sport science opportunities. The GLL Sport

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