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GLL Sports Foundation is one of the largest independent athlete support programmes in the UK.  Every one of our members by joining GLL is supporting our local athletes in developing and achieving sporting success for Northern Ireland. 

Any surplus in funds that we gain is reinvested into many community programmes and in supporting our local athletes financially, sponsored memberships to GLL facilities and knowledge in the form of sports science to improve athlete performance. 

We aspire to support home grown talent as athletes will then inspire our next generation of athletes and our wider communities.  Some of our success stories.

Michael McKillop

Michael is an Irish middle distance para athlete that is a great ambassador of what we are trying to achieve in Northern Ireland.  He has set two world records and won two gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics.  Michael won anther gold medal at the Rio Paralympics and a further two golds in front of the London crowd at the World Championships.


Nominations close 20th February 2020