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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

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

Partners

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