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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

Celebrating our great Welsh sporting heritage

Every sport likes to honour its heroes from the past.Whether it’s teams or individuals, a nod to those…

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The Swansea Ronaldo….with the medals to prove it

Paralympic champion David Smith once dreamed about becoming an airline pilot, but his flight path has…

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“I can’t wait to get that dragon on my chest” - Brinn Bevan on Birmingham 2022

Brinn Bevan aims to honour his late father’s side of the family by representing Wales at next year’s…

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