On Friday 16th June, Hendon Leisure Centre hosted their 2nd annual GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) Awards evening to celebrate the sporting successes of Barnet’s talented youth and GLL Barnet’s partnership with Sports Aid, Middlesex University and London Borough of Barnet. 21 athletes from London Borough of Barnet were presented with certificates and t-shirts on the night. GLL Barnet will be supporting 59 athletes through 2017/18 with £32,850 in funding to support training and sport science support.
3 fantastic showcases from Hendon Gymnastics Club’s Acrobatic and Rhythmic squads were held in front of an Athlete Panel consisting of Barnet’s Legacy ambassador, Justine Levene and 4 promising athletes including Sophia and Curtis Elton, Laura Hirai and Gaurika Singh.
Over 50 people including Middlesex University’s Head of Sport and Recreation, Mel Parker, attended alongside representatives from Barnet Council including Cllr Lisa Rutter and Cassie Bridger (Strategic Lead, Sport & Physical Activity) with the event being hosted by Phil Lane and Mark Gliddon.