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  • GLL SPORT FOUNDATION SUPPORTS RECORD NUMBER OF QUEEN ELIZABETH OLYMPIC PARK TALENTED ATHLETES

    Last week the GLL Sport Foundation held a celebration evening recognising the supporting athletes for the 2017-18 cycle of awards. With the majority of athletes training at the London Aquatics Centre or the Copper Box Arena, it was fantastic to celebrate in the facilities that the athletes use so often. From swimming and diving, to netball…

  • BELGIAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP BRONZE FOR PETER VINCENT

    Angmering judoka Peter Vincent took a hard fought Bronze medal in the Heavyweight division of the Belgian National Championships in Herstal. Peter has been working hard all year for this competition, and to come away with a bronze is a fantastic achievement. The top four Flemish Belgians (VJF) and the top four Walloon (FFBJ) Belgians…

  • Young Ice Dance Stars Achieve World Rankings

    Junior ice dance couple Leticia (Tish) Marsh (15 years old) and Anton Spiridonov (18 years old) are GLL Sport Foundation supported athletes, and recently took part in the International Skating Union (ISU) Junior Grand Prix Series representing the UK after less than a year skating together. The young athletes flew off from their training camp…

  • UK’s Largest Independent Athlete Support Programme Strikes Gold For The Community

    The celebrations held across the UK for record-breaking Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games athletes have been enthusiastic and widespread. It has been a triumph for the athletes, their sports and the British Olympic and Paralympic Associations. For the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme; the GLL Sport Foundation, it was also a resounding justification for…

  • GLL Sport Foundation Athletes – Olympic & Paralympic Schedules

    Now that our supported athletes have been selected for Rio, we are looking forward to watching them compete! Below are the times when athletes will be competing (UK time). Some schedules are yet to be confirmed, but we will add these as soon as they are released. OLYMPICS Athletics Tom Farrell (5000m) – Heats 17th August at…

  • Strength & Conditioning Training Programme Support

    The GLL Sport Foundation have created a new partnership with Middlesex University (London) and its Sport and Exercise Science final year undergraduate students. There is the opportunity for GLL Sport Foundation athletes to access the below support: Olympic lifting technique Maximising strength and conditioning programme Get help to build athlete’s strength and conditioning programme for personal needs…