Girls4Gold is a unique opportunity to find a female Paralympian for Rio 2016and they are looking for females aged 14 – 30 who are fit and strong, committed and determined to succeed for our Disability Athletics team. No experience of athletics is necessary, the nominee just has to display Commitment, Determination and Courage and needs to be fit and strong.
Girls4Gold is an initiative run by the UK Performance Pathway Team (formerly the UK Talent Team, a collaboration between UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport) alongside Disability Athletics to identify and fast track previously undiscovered talent.
As clubs are the eyes and ears of sport on the ground, working tirelessly to inspire our next generation, Girls4Gold needs our help! Have you have come across someone who ‘just has it’ or have you watched an athlete and thought ‘there is just something there’…
If you have then please nominate your aspiring stars for this fast track Girls4Gold initiative, here’s how:
· Please read the nomination criteria document.
· Ensure your nominated person is classifiable in Paralympic Sport by reading the IPC Guide to Classification.
· Reply by Friday 24th January 2014 at 12pm
· Ask your nominee’s to keep the 1st and 2nd of February 2014 clear in case they are invited to the assessment days in Loughborough.
The documents refered to are in the Girls4Gold folder in downloads.