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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

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

Partners

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