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  • Athlete Achievements – February/March 2020

    We take a look back at some of the achievements our athletes that are supported by GLL Sport Foundation have attained over recent weeks as we look to celebrate their hard work and fantastic achievements. We start with a great story from Bethan Lishman who competed at the British Masters Indoor Track & Field and…
  • Athlete Achievements – Nov/Dec 2019

    As we enter a new decade, here are a few athlete achievements that deserves recognition for their great work in the months of November and December in 2019. Firstly, congratulations to Caitlin Maytham who won Gold on 1m at South East Regional schools competition and qualifies for national schools competition on 8th December. Vanessa Lemer…
  • GSF Athletes on British Diving World Class Programme

    British Swimming has announced the 22 athletes that have been selected for their British Diving World Class Programme for the 2019/20 season and we are proud to announce 12 of them are GLL Sport Foundation athletes. Athletes on the World Class Programme are eligible to receive training camp and competition opportunities throughout the selected season,…
  • FINA DIVING WORLD SERIES 2019 – London Aquatics Centre

    GLL Sport Foundation athletes had a very successful time at the FINA Diving World Series at the London Aquatic Centre from the 17th – 19th May, have a read about what they got up to. GSF Ambassadors Tom Daley and Grace Reid pulled off a miraculous final dive to win mixed 3m synchro gold. Daley…

  • A Successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes

    A successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes, with a number of achievements in the first couple of months. Here the rundown for just some of GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete’s successes. Nathan Jones won gold in 4 x 50 metre Freestyle relay at the Invictus Games in Toronto at the end of 2017 (we…

  • 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…

  • Scarlett diving from strength to strength

    Scarlett Mew Jensen is a Tower Hamlets resident supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. Her diving in 2017 has been going very well so far. Scarlett competed in Leeds at G Star, a national diving competition at the weekend. It was her first group A U18 competition. She won her two…

  • Mew Jensen siblings making the family proud through cycling and diving

    Georg Mew Jensen is a supported cyclist. The photo above is from the Six Day, 1878 Cup. He got two podium finishes so was really happy considering it was U21, they raced 3 x 160 lap Madison’s on consecutive days. He’d never ridden such a long race before, now he’s done 3! With his partner…

  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION’S DALEY DIVES TO SUPPORT TEAM GB’S MEDAL HAUL

    A total of 45 Team GB athletes competing at the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games received financial and training support from the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF). The Foundation is the brain-child of GLL, the Country’s largest operator of public sports facilities. The first 24 of the GSF athletes to compete were part of the Olympic…