GB Talent Pathway Confirmed

Following the confirmation of athletes selected onto the World Class Programme earlier today, British Shooting is now delighted to announce those chosen for the Great Britain Talent Programme in Shotgun and Pistol for 2017/18. The squads are made up of shooters around the UK all identified as having potential for success on the world stage with a focus on 2024 and beyond. Already shooting at a high level, athletes will have the opportunity to be a part of a high-quality training group of like-minded peers, receive World Class Coaching and Sport Science support. Dean Leak, Talent Pathway Manager, said; We are really happy with the impressive cohort of potential in the GB Talent Programme this year. It is the strongest group of athletes we have ever had and credit must be given to the hard work the support staff, coaches and parents put into each athletes development to make this progress possible. "Funding from Sport England, the National Lottery and the support from Home Nation Programmes are critical to making this a success.“The programme is continually evolving and learning about how we create brilliant training environments. Next year we will be creating greater opportunities for our athletes to connect more regularly with the World Class Programme to create a vibrant, competitive and supportive training plans for each athlete. Creating strength in depth across all disciplines is key to the sports future success and is reflective in our talent strategy In addition to the Shotgun GB Talent Programme, the pathway has Talent Hubs and Regional Shooting Schools initiatives, underpinned by a talent scouting network, which are geographically spread to identify and recruit potential. We are now delighted to announce the success of British Shooting #ProjectPistol initiative which has unearthed high potential athletes in Air Pistol which aims to identify and support potential for 2024 podium success. 8 athletes have been recruited onto the GB Talent Programme whilst 25 athletes have been recruited onto the Emerging Potential Programme in the South and North.For further information about the British Shooting Talent Pathway please click here or contact our Shotgun Talent Pathway Coordinator, or our Pistol Talent Pathway Coordinator, Iain Aberdeen, on  
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