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RPMF Athletes, Majority in Team GB Olympic Athletics SquadJuly 16, 2016
Team GB Rio Olympic Squad is named
Following the announcement of the Team GB Rio 2016 Olympic Athletics squad we are proud to announce that 43 of those selected have been supported by the RPMF at some stage in their career.
19 of the Women’s individual squad (58%) and 18 of the Men (51%) have been RPMF funded, plus 71% of the Women’s Relay squad.
In total 54% of the team, good luck to all involved, let’s hope the success of London 2012, where RPMF athlete brought home every athletics medal, can be repeated.
Chijiundu Ujah, Adam Gemili, Martyn Rooney, Elliot Giles, Chris O’Hare, Charlie Grice, Mo Farah, Andy Pozzi, Jack Green, Robbie Grabarz, Chris Baker, Luke Cutts, Greg Rutherford, Nick Miller, Chris Bennett, Tom Bosworth, Callum Hawkins, Derek Hawkins, Richard Kilty, Ojie Edoburun, Jarryd Dunn
Asha Philip, Daryll Neita, Dina Asher-Smith, Jodie Williams, Christine Ohuruogu, Emily Diamond, Seren Bundy-Davies, Shelayna Oskan-Clarke, Laura Muir, Laura Weightman, Eilish McColgan, Beth Potter, Elidh Doyle, Morgan Lake, Holly Bradshaw, Lorraine Ugen, Jazmin Sawyers, Sophie Hitchon, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Bianca Williams, Ashleigh Nelson, Louise Bloor.
All funds from the RPMF are raised from generous donations made from athletes and supporters, We are so grateful for everyone’s support and the proof is in the results achieved.
Please help support the next generation of British Olympic talent by either donating directly to the RPMF or perhaps taking part in an event on our behalf. Why not run for us in the 2017 London Marathon. Applications for places are available now.