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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

For help with the cost of competing.

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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

For athletes in non-Olympic & non-Paralympic sports.

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Latest News - Performance Sport

Anna Morris - The cycling doctor with appointments at the Games

The Cardiff-born athlete had an unusual journey to becoming a world class cyclist

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Curtis Dodge - Flipping from Judo to grappling with wrestling

Dodge made the switch from Judo to wrestling and competed in his second Commonwealth Games in 2018.

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Adele Nicoll - The versatile athlete who can’t stop trying different sports

Athletics was her first sport, but then her versatility - as well as her curiosity - led her to try…

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