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Eighteen Team GB athletes selected for Friuli Venezia Giulia 2023 Winter EYOF

The British Olympic Association has selected 18 athletes to represent Team GB at the Friuli Venezia Giulia 2023 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) running between 21-28 January 2023. Team GB’s athletes, all aged between 15 and 17, will compete in nine of the 14 sports on the programme: alpine skiing, biathlon, figure skating, freestyle

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Lizzie Simmonds named Team GB Chef de Mission for Banská Bystrica

Two-time Olympian, Lizzie Simmonds, has been named as Chef de Mission for Team GB for the 2022 Banská Bystrica European Youth Olympic Festival. Simmonds, aged 31, will lead a team of aspiring Olympians into competition in the Slovakian city from 24-30 July 2022. The appointment sees Simmonds complete her own EYOF journey having previously competed

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Young Team Bath athletes impress for Team GB

Team Bath athletes Charlotte Longden and Will Scammell both finished a fine 12th overall when they represented Team GB in bobsleigh at the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games. Longden went first in the women’s monobob competition on Sunday and got progressively quicker over her two runs, reaching speeds of 125.4km/h to finish on a combined

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