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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

From hockey and horse riding to the Winter Olympics - Laura Deas' journey

Laura Deas believes Winter Olympic athletes are made, rather than born.

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2021: A Year in Welsh Sport

There were highs, lows, new heroes, and old faithfuls for Welsh sport in 2021.

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Head over Heart - Gold Medal Star Roberts Retires

Even though wheelchair rugby is poised to enjoy its biggest moment in Wales in 2023.

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