As part of London Sports Trust’s scholarship scheme for underprivileged Londoner, the charity was able to donate Wiggin’s one of his first racing bikes. “I hope this great charity continues to support and inspire young people in sport.” Now Bradley is Tour de France Champion and multi Olympic medallist.
Starting from the age of 15, Wegahta has been coaching with LST for 6 years, and has now become a Community Sports Officer. Having completed his Bachelors in Sports Science, Wegahta’s dedication to sport development continues ranging from coaching to management. Wegahta has recently organised a free football tournament this December for the local young residents.
Reece is a 17 year old from White City Estate. He has been involved in LST projects for over 5 years, attending our holiday camps and estates sessions. He has recently completed our life skills programme, in DIY, communication and cooking. Reece has volunteered for the Trust over the last year, working with young children and assisting our coaches. As a result of this, the Trust was able to employ him as a paid coach in the summer programme.
Abi was the first British woman in 20 years to make it to an Olympic 100m final in Sydney. She has achieved off the track as well by completing her degree at Brunel University. Abi is involved in our successful Athletics and mentoring programme “Track Academy.”
After being excluded over 30 times from school, Annie discovered athletics in 2008. Under the guidance of LST’s Athletics project “Track Academy,” Connie & her team she is now succeeding at school and has won a Bronze medal in the inaugural youth Olympic games in Singapore.
Sonia was supported by the Trust as a young adult, through our scholarship scheme and mentoring. She has since competed at the highest level of Netball, representing GB across the world. She was part of the team that finished 3rd at the last world championship. Sonia has kept up her close relationship with LST, and is now a Trustee.