What we do /
Much to be proud of!
In terms of elite sporting success, Wales has much to be
At Glasgow 2014 Wales returned with a record breaking 36 medals
- including 5 Gold medals. Frankie Jones became the first ever
Welsh athlete to claim 6 medals in one Commonwealth Games, winning
1 Gold and 5 Silvers and Jazzcarlin became the first Welsh female
swimmer in 40 years to win swimming Gold. There were so many
You can check out this infographic
to find out a few facts and figures or find out more on the Team Wales
Our Elite Sport
Strategy 2010-16 sets out an ambitious and challenging
pathway for sport in Wales.
We, along with out partners, believe that we should continue to
challenge ourselves not only to maintain our success but to build
on it. We want to measure our success not solely against the other
nations in the UK, but ona global level and become and example for
how success in elite sport can be developed and sustained.
We want Wales to be seen as a nation of champions, where winning
is expected, talent developed, and success is promoted and
celebrated across a wide range of sports.
We support, fund and deliver Institute services to the Ten Elite
Welsh sports to deliver medals in the current Commonwealth cycle
and oversee their preparation for the next.
We also provide support for any Welsh athlete and their
programme that is capable of delivering Olympic, Paralympic or
Commonwealth medals in the current cycle at their request.
What support do we provide?
Our highly skilled team provide support and advice to welsh
athletes in 3 main areas:
We pulled together an infographic
in the lead upto Glasgow to showcase just how our sport
science and medicine team are making a difference.