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  • 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.…

  • 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 her first British Indoor 800m…

  • 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 including of course GSF ambassador…

  • September Athletes of the Month

    September has been a very successful month for our Paralympians, with 6 gold medals won by GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes out in Rio. We couldn’t decide on one as they’ve all had their struggles and achieved an amazing dream by being Paralympic champions, so all six athletes are named the September Athlete of the…

  • August Athlete of the Month – Lutalo Muhammad

    There were many fantastic achievements throughout August with the Olympics in motion, but Lutalo Muhammad’s silver medal performance tops them all. Lutalo was selected for the Games and but for a last second flying kick would have secured his dream and Olympic title. Lutalo was obviously totally devastated post fight, and this was shown across the world…

  • July Athletes of the Month – Kieran Owens & Trevor Thompson

    July has been a very successful month for many athletes, with Rio selected for the Olympics and Paralympics happening, but also our junior athletes have had some major achievements. We couldn’t decide on one, so we have two July Athletes of the Month who both deserve recognition for their results. Trevor competed at the ECA…

  • March Athlete of the Month – Max Whitley

    March was a great month for many athletes, but we have decided that Taekwondo athlete Max Whitley deserved the GLL Sport Foundation March Athlete of the Month award. Max competed three weekends in a row, medalling at all three of them. Max received his Achievement Award at the Chiltern District Council annual Community awards last…

  • February Athlete of the Month – Tin-Tin Ho

    Table Tennis has once again dominated the GLL Sport Foundation Athlete of the Month award. Tin-Tin Ho from Westminster has had a fantastic February winning the Nottingham Grand Prix at the end of January and picking up a SPOTY award and presenting at another prestigious ceremony. At the Nottingham Grand Prix Tin-Tin won the Women…

  • January Athlete of the Month – Gavin Rumgay

    Gavin Rumgay, GLL Sport Foundation supported Scottish Table Tennis star has been chosen as January’s athlete of the month. Gavin has had a successful sporting past in table tennis, badminton and tennis amongst others, but is now a professional table tennis player. This month Gavin competed at the World Championships and reached the last eight…