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Congratulations to all Get Kids Going! supported athletes for winning Mini London Marathon 2022

We would like to give a huge congratulations to all of the Get Kids Going! supported athletes for their amazing achievements in the Mini London Marathon 2022. We were delighted that three members of the Weir Archer Academy which was founded by our President David Weir and Jenny Archer won their events on Saturday 1st…[Read More]

Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Team narrowly defeated in the 2022 King Power Quad Nations finals

The Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby Team came second at the King Power Quad Nations in Cardiff on 18th September 2022.  The Paralympic champions, Great Britain, met Canada in the finals who had beaten Germany 53-48. The final itself needed two periods of overtime to separate the teams, but Canada who finally won the Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha…[Read More]

Get Kids Going!’s President David Weir wins his 8th Great North Run and Eden Rainbow-Cooper wins her first

After both winning the Big Half races in London, we were delighted that Get Kids Going! president David Weir and supported athlete Eden Rainbow-Cooper won The Great North Run. Earlier in the week it looked as if the event may not take place due to the sad passing of HM The Queen. However, the traditional…[Read More]

Congratulations to all Get Kids Going! Para Athletes on their successes in the Commonwealth Games 2022

We would like to give a huge congratulations to all of the Get Kids Going! supported athletes for their amazing achievements in the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham. In a hugely exciting games, the athletes made us all proud with their determination and prowess after a particularly challenging few years. 400 sports men and women…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Ambassador Aled Davies for his gold medal in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Huge congratulations to Get Kids Going! Ambassador Aled Davies for his first Commonwealth Games Gold medal. Aled won a gold medal for shot in the Tokyo Paralympics last year. However in the Commonwealth Games he switched to discus when he knew there was an opportunity to add the missing gold from his collection. Aled was…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! supported athlete Fabienne Andre for her bronze medal in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Huge congratulations to Fabienne Andre for her first Commonwealth Games medal. She picked up a bronze medal in the women’s T33/34 100 metres on 2nd August 2022. She had an excellent finish time of 19:58 seconds and beating Paralympic bronze medallist Australian Robyn Lambird by 10 seconds to take third place. Fabienne, who lives in…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! supported athlete Eden Rainbow-Cooper for her silver medal in Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Huge congratulations to Eden Rainbow-Cooper for her first Commonwealth Games medal. She picked up a silver medal in the women’s T53/54 marathon on 30th July 2022. She came in at just under the two hour mark, four minutes behind Australia’s Madison de Rozario who took the gold medal. Eden, who lives in Havant is an…[Read More]

Get Kids Going! supporting the England Team at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event with a fully integrated programme of para sport disciplines and this year’s Games promises to be extra special with big crowds cheering on the athletes after Tokyo 2020 took place behind closed doors. Birmingham 2022 has the Commonwealth Games’ biggest Para-sports programme, with 42 events across eight sports.…[Read More]

Get Kids Going! Ambassador Ayaz Bhuta MBE awarded honorary doctorate

Get Kids Going! Ambassador, British Paralympic wheelchair rugby player, Ayaz Bhuta, MBE was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Bolton for services to sport and the community. He said: “Truly humbled to be awarded with an honorary doctorate from the University of Bolton. I graduated from the university in 2010 and it…[Read More]

Congratulations to all Get Kids Going! Para Athletes on their successes in Winter Paralympics 2022

We would like to give a huge congratulations to all of the Get Kids Going! supported athletes for their amazing achievements in the Winter Paralympics. In a hugely exciting games, the athletes made us all proud with their determination and prowess after a particularly challenging few years. Their work at the Paralympics got off to…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Whitley on achieving his Paralympic Best

Get Kids Going! supported athlete James Whitley for a top-ten finish in the giant slalom at the Winter Paralympics in Beijing. James said he was “really, really happy” with the result. In the highly competitive men’s standing class James came sixth with a combined time of 1:58.38 after two runs. James began skiing at the…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Hope Gordon on becoming Britain’s first female Para Nordic skier

Get Kids Going! supported athlete Hope Gordon made history by becoming Great Britain’s first female Para Nordic skier at the Beijing Winter Paralympics. She finished 17th in qualifying in the women’s sprint event, missing out on the top 12 who went through to the semi-finals. “It is cool to be the first girl, but the…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete James Barnes-Miller for winning small final in Winter Paralympics

Huge congratulations to Para Snowboarder James Barnes-Miller for winning the small final. He came fifth in the UL snowboard cross finals, but his achievement means that he gained the best snowboarding result for the Great British Paralympic Team. “I feel like that was my chance to get a medal,” James said. “But hey-ho. I felt…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Neil Simpson on receiving GB’s first gold medal in Winter Paralympics 2022

Neil Simpson and his guide and brother Andrew Simpson won GB’s first gold medal on day two of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. With that amazing achievement the 19 year old Neil, became the first British male athlete to win a gold on snow. The brothers finished with a time of 1:08.91 nearly 0.5…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Menna Fitzpatrick on becoming most decorated Winter Paralympian

The medals continue for Get Kids Going! supported athletes as Menna Fitzpatrick won silver in the women’s Super G Vision Impaired, alongside her guide, Gary Smith. This is the fifth Paralympic medal of her career and makes her the most decorated Winter Paralympian. 23 year old Menna achieved a time of 1:18.79 at the Yangqing…[Read More]

Congratulations to Get Kids Going! Para Athlete Millie Knight on receiving GB’s first medal in Winter Paralympics 2022

Millie Knight and her guide Brett Wild won GB’s first medal on the opening day of the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. Millie finished third in the visually impaired category of the women’s downhill Alpine skiing with a time of 1:23.20 and said the bronze ranked above her silver medal in the 2018 games. She said…[Read More]

Get Kids Going! supporting the GB Team at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games

Millie Knight – VI Skier Millie, who lives in Canterbury, Kent, has been supported by Get Kids Going! for a number of years since she started her Paralympic journey in Sochi – being her first winter paralympic games when she carried the flag for the GB Team at the opening ceremony. Millie’s guide is, Brett…[Read More]