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29 April 2024

Weightlifting Wales development squad athletes have been recognised for SportsAid Cymru Wales funding

Five development squad athletes have received funding from SportsAid Cymru Wales for the upcoming 2024/25 year.

Weightlifting Wales are delighted to announce that the five SportsAid Cymru Wales grant applications that were submitted for the 2024/25 financial year have all been successful, and as such five of our development squad athletes will receive this SportsAid Cymru Wales funding to support them on their journey as weightlifting/para powerlifting athletes across this next year.

The athletes successful in gaining funding are as follows:

  • Luke Fletcher
  • Mia Wyn Evans
  • Bryn Astop
  • Grace Morris
  • Evelyn Thomas

SportsAid Cymru Wales invests in the future of Welsh Sport, proving funding, encouragement, and recognition to athletes from across a wide variety of disciplines and sports in Wales. SportsAid Cymru Wales focuses predominantly on the 12-18 year age group.

Applications for support from SportsAid Cymru Wales have been submitted via and endorsed by Weightlifting Wales.

To find more information on SportAid Cymru Wales funding, please find all the details on their website https://sportsaidwales.cymru/