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  • Lucy Charles wins silver at her first World Ironman Championships

    Lucy Charles and her partner and coach Reece Barclay have been supported by the GLL Sport Foundation for a number of years. They regularly use GLL centres to train, and this has obviously paid off with Lucy winning a fantastic silver at the World Ironman Championships earlier this month. Read more about Lucy’s background and…

  • Swim like a champion: Free Olympic masterclass at Gurnell Leisure Centre

    Families in Ealing will have the chance to improve their swimming at a FREE coaching session to be hosted by double Olympian and GLL Sports Foundation Athlete Ekaterina Avramova at Gurnell Leisure Centre on 29thOctober 2017. The event, which is being sponsored by leisure operator Better, will celebrate the huge success of Gurnell’s junior swim programme, which…

  • 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…

  • Lorraine Ayres set to swim the channel next year for charity with the help of GSF

    Lorraine Ayres from Somerset is currently in training to swim the English Channel at the end of June/early July 2017. She has set out on this challenge to raise money for charity (CRY) following the death of her friend in these recent months and also as a personal challenge to prove to herself that everything is…

  • Ocean 7s Challenge – One Woman. One Year. Seven Epic Channels.

    Beth French is supported by the GLL Sport Foundation with a training membership in Taunton Deane and really is a remarkable woman. In September 2016 Beth will embark on a ground breaking swim series that sees her test the boundaries of what is possible in the endurance swimming world. To date, only 6 people have…