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Support for Athletes

Welsh athletes and teams have excelled in high performance sport in recent years, including:

  • A record number of medals at Commonwealth Games in 2014 and 2018.
  • A record number of Welsh athletes winning medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
  • The Wales men’s team reaching the semi-finals of football’s Euros in 2016.
  • A semi-final place at the 2019 Rugby World Cup after a Six Nations title win.
  • Geraint Thomas winning the Tour de France in 2018.

Highlighted Content - Support for Athletes

Talent Cymru

We support talented sportsmen and women across Wales through funding grants and, in some cases, a range…

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Welsh Institute of Performance Science

The Welsh Institute of Performance Science (WIPS) is led by Swansea University in collaboration with…

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Elite Cymru

Sport Wales has a proud history of cultivating the talents of world-class athletes. Some of the biggest…

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Latest News - Performance Sport

Dan Jervis sets world time as swimmers get back to action

Dan Jervis has been praised for his immediate return to form but he and the rest of Welsh swimming’s…

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Taking Part in Sport and Exercise in Wales – the Guidance

Latest information on Coronavirus regulations.

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The Welsh roots of the World sailor

Welsh sailing can claim a hand in the making of Louis Burton, who came close to winning the prestigious…

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