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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH….BOXING TEAM LEADER DARREN CHAPPLE

04 Jul 2022

You often hear athletes mention ‘the Team behind the Team’ in post-competition interviews as they give thanks for the wider support they receive on a day-to-day basis. This may typically refer to coaches, physiotherapists, strength and conditioning experts, family, friends….the list goes on and varies from athlete to athlete. So what does it take for Team Leaders and Chef de Missions to bring the whole operation together from top to bottom for a major Games? This time in the hotseat is Darren Chapple!

HETTY BARTLETT: "IT'S GOING TO BE EMOTIONAL TO HAVE CROWDS BACK"

01 Jul 2022

Acceptance and belonging have been the watchwords for Hetty Bartlett on her road to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The T38 sprinter has faced numerous challenges in her career and was only diagnosed with cerebral palsy four years ago. She had initially competed in the T20 classification but now feels she has finally found her place and is ready to flourish on her Team England debut.

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