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Talented Disabled Athletes

Patrick Cox, GO GOLD Athlete

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and Ellesmere College work hard to identify and support talented athletes with a disability to reach their potential.

This is achieved through the completion of a Gifted and Talented Profile and providing information on, and support through, National Governing Body pathways and competitions. —If you would like to register your interest in the Gifted and Talented Programme in Leicester-Shire and Rutland please complete the questionnaire at below.


GO GOLD Funding Programme

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and its partners are pleased to support talented individuals through the GO GOLD Funding Programme.

The aim of GO GOLD is to support talented athletes and coaches who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic, Special Olympic and Commonwealth Games participants and their support structure. There are a number of disabled athletes supported by the programme; click on the link below to find out more.

Partners

  • Sport England
    Safeguarding
    Melton Borough Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Harborough District Council
  • Leicester City Council
    Blaby District Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
    Loughborough University
    East Midlands Platform
    County Sport Network
  • Age UK L&R
    QUEST
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Equality Standard

Partners

  • Equality Standard
    County Sport Network
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Leicester City Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    QUEST
  • British Heart Foundation
    Age UK L&R
  • Safeguarding
    Loughborough University
  • East Midlands Platform
    Harborough District Council
  • Blaby District Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Sport England
  • Rutland County Council