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SPORTSAID ATHLETE SURVEY 2018/19

Great Britain’s future Olympians and Paralympians are travelling nearly 1,500 miles every month to train and compete, according to SportsAid’s annual athlete survey. The survey highlights the dedication shown by the next generation of athletes as they pursue their sporting ambitions.

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Financial barriers pose the main challenge for SportsAid athletes. They receive no funding, other than that from the charity, which means they rely heavily on their parents to cover their training and competition costs. One-off and regular donations can make a real difference.

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SportsAid supports athletes from over 60 sports - most of which are Olympic and Paralympic disciplines.

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SportsAid helps more than a thousand young talented athletes across the country every year.

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Latest news

Karim Chan: “I hope to jump over seven metres next year and go to the Europeans”
13 Dec 2019

Coalville’s Karim Chan believes being nominated for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award will take him to even greater heights in 2020. After retaining his world junior long jump title, the athlete was chosen as one of 10 nominees for the annual One-to-Watch Award, selected from around 1,000 rising British stars supported by SportsAid across more than 60 different sports in 2019.

Katie Shanahan: “One day I want to be winning Olympic medals for Britain”
12 Dec 2019

Bishopbriggs swimmer Katie Shanahan believes being nominated for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award will take her to even greater heights in 2020. After winning half of Britain’s gold medals single-handedly at the European Youth Olympic Festival in July, Katie was chosen as one of 10 nominees for the annual One-to-Watch Award, selected from around 1,000 rising British stars supported by SportsAid.

Enriko Itauma: “Anthony Joshua is my hero and I believe I can be just like him"
10 Dec 2019

Chatham’s Enriko Itauma believes being nominated for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award will take him to even greater heights in 2020. After triumphing at the EUBC Junior European Boxing Championships, Enriko was chosen as one of 10 nominees for the annual One-to-Watch Award, selected from around 1,000 rising British stars supported by SportsAid across more than 60 different sports in 2019.

With the help of SportsAid, I did my thing. I didn’t come from a wealthy family, and there were times when I thought ‘I need a job’ but I stuck to my swimming. Thankfully it did pay off. It's about gambling and making sacrifices. I put a high risk in myself and invested the time in what was going to make the difference to my swimming.

Adam Peaty
SportsAid alumnus

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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May 2020
Vitality London 10,000 Green Park London SW1A 2BJ

Sign up now to secure one of our limited SportsAid places in the 2020 Vitality London 10,000. The Vitality London 10,000 is known as one of the best road races in the UK for its distance. The race starts on The Mall and the course takes in several famous landmarks, finishing in front of Buckingham Palace.

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Aug 2020
2020 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London E20 2ST

Secure a place in the 2020 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 - a 100 mile sportive on closed roads around London and Surrey as part of The Mayor of London’s 2020 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling weekend.