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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.

Take a look at the Profiles and Blogs of our current GO GOLD Athlete using the links below.

We are currently reviewing and amending our criteria and application process for 2016/2017 athletes.

Information on new processes will be available shortly and applications will reopen in September 2016.


GO GOLD Highlights

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport's GO GOLD Funding Programme has supported athletes such as:

Jonny Walton, GB Rower, racing in the men's double scull. Selected for Team GB for Rio 2016 Olympics Games.

Ben Dijkstra, GB Triathlete and 2 x Youth Olympic Triathlon Champion.

Laura Samuel, Triple Jump, Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist (2014).

Lucy Garner, professional cyclist for Wiggle High5 and is a double Junior World Road Race Champion (2011 & 2012).

Emily Scarratt, England Women 7's Captain and part of the Women's World Cup winning England Rugby team (2014).

For more information please contact:

Abbi Tyson

Sports Development Officer

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

Telephone
01509 564879

Partners

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

Partners

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