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Paul Halford writes on the challenges some athletes face without funding by @britathletics, #runblogrun,...

Paul Halford writes on the challenges some athletes face without funding by @britathletics, #runblogrun,...

Winning a medal at a global championships can make or break an athlete's career, but for British athletes the annual funding list decided by the governing body can be arguably just as crucial, by Paul Halford, for RunBlogRun Each autumn British Athletics announces who will receive a portion of the funding from the National Lottery via UK Sport, as well as the support package that goes with it. Winning Olympic and Paralympic medals is the sole aim of the programme. The sum involved for the top level of funding is up to £28,000, so being part of the programme can have a significant impact on one's career and ability to focus on training. While this is often not the only source of income, sponsorship and prize money for all but the superstars of our sport is not huge, therefore being dropped from the plan is not too dissimilar to losing your job. One name on last week's new f...

Full article: http://www.runblogrun.com/2017/12/british-athletic-diarie...

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