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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.

Latest News - Performance Sport

Jeremiah Azu: The solid foundations that nurtured Wales’ fastest man

The sprinter recently became the first Welsh athlete ever to run sub-10 seconds for 100m.

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Athletics has given James Ledger so much more than medals

James worried that sport might not be for him, but he now hopes to wear a GB vest at the Paralympics.

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Meghan Willis: “Sport has made me more confident about my disability.”

Meghan Willis says swimming has given her so much more than medals and PBs.

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