CGI partners with SportsAid to support young sporting talent of the future

SportsAid helps young sports people from more than 60 sports to overcome the financial challenges they face in their bid to become Britain’s next generation of Olympians, Paralympians and world champions.  CGI is partnering with SportsAid to support a number of talented young athletes from across England, Scotland and Wales to fulfil their potential by helping them with essential training costs, travel and competition expenses.

Meet the athletes

Erin Wallace

Erin Wallace

Athletics/Triathlon

Molly Kingsbury

Molly Kingsbury

Disability athletics

Catrin Jones

Catrin Jones

Weightlifting

Simran Kaur

Simran Kaur

Disability athletics

Matthew Willis

Matthew Willis

Triathlon

Jack Lawrie

Jack Lawrie

Athletics

Raheem Mohammed

Raheem Mohammed

Boxing

Jessica Podger

Jessica Podger

Swimming

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Erin Wallace

Sport:Athletics/Triathlon

Age: 17

From:Glasgow

Performance stats:

  • Selected for Team Scotland Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Date: 20/7/2017Competition: Commonwealth Youth Games, Event: 1500m, Result: Gold
  • Date: 22/7/2017Competition: Commonwealth Youth Games, Event: 800m, Result: 6th
  • Date: 23/4/2017 Competition: Virgin Mini Marathon, Event: U17, Result: Gold
  • Scottish and British U17 indoor 800m record holder
  • Broke Scottish U17 indoor 1500m record which had stood since 1982

Erin Wallace


Molly Kingsbury

Sport:Disability athletics

Age: 16

From: Wokingham in Berkshire

Performance stats:

  • Selected for Team England Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Date: 24/02/2018 Competition: England Athletics U17/U20 Championships, Event: Long jump, Result: Gold T37
  • Date: 03/08/2017 Competition: World Para Athletics Junior Championships, Event: Long jump, Result: 4th

Molly Kingsbury


Catrin Jones

Sport:Weightlifting

Age: 18

From:Bangor in Wales

Performance stats:

  • Selected for Team Wales at Commonwealth Games 2018
  • Date: 21/01/2018 Competition: Welsh Weightlifting Championships, Result: Gold with PB and breaking own national record
  • Wales Young Sportswoman of the Year 2017
  • Date: 16/03/2017 Competition: Welsh Weightlifting Championships, Result: Gold

Catrin Jones


Simran Kaur

Sport:Disability athletics

Age: 15

From:Bristol

Performance stats:

  • Date: 03/08/2017 Competition: World Para Athletics Junior Championships, Event: 100m, Result: Silver
  • Date: 03/08/2017 Competition: World Para Athletics Junior Championships, Event: 200m, Result: Bronze
  • Date: 21/05/2017 Competition: Loughborough Internationals Event: 100m, Result: 5th

Simran Kaur


Matthew Willis

Sport:Triathlon

Age: 18

From:Wrexham in Wales

Performance stats:

  • Date: 16/07/2017 Competition: ETU Triathlon Youth European Mixed Relay Championships, Result: Gold
  • Date: 15/07/2017 Competition: ETU Triathlon Youth European Championships, Event: Youth Male, Result: Silver
  • Date: 11/03/2017 Competition: UK Inter County Cross Country Championships, Event: U17 Men, Result: Silver

Matthew Willis


Jack Lawrie

Sport:Athletics

Age: 22

From:Cowdenbeath in Scotland

Performance stats:

  • Date: 27/08/2017 Competition: Scottish Championships, Event: 400mH, Result: Gold
  • Date: 30/07/2017 Competition: British Inter-Counties, Event: 400mH, Result: Bronze
  • Date: 16/07/2017 Competition: European U23 Championships, Event: 400mH, Result: 7th
  • Date: 02/07/2017 Competition: British Championships, Event: 400mH, Result: 5th
  • Date: 18/06/2017 Competition: British U23 Championships, Event: 400mH, Result: Silver

Jack Lawrie


Raheem Mohammed

Sport:Boxing

Age: 16

From:Telford in Shropshire

Performance stats:

  • Date: 22/02/2018 Competition: England Boxing Youth Championship, Result: Semi finals
  • Date: 11/11/2017 Competition: England vs Ireland International, Result: Winner
  • Date: 20/09/2017 Competition: European Junior Championships, Result: Quarter lost to Russia
  • Date: 15/12/2016 Competition: CYP British Championships, Result: National Champion

Raheem Mohammed


Jessica Podger

Sport:Swimming

Age: 16

From:Bristol

Performance stats:

  • Date: 25/07/2017 Competition: British Summer Championships, Event: 200 freestyle, Result: Gold
  • Date: 30/06/2017 Competition: LEN European Junior Championships, Event: 17 and under 200 freestyle, Result: 10th
  • Date: 29/06/2017 Competition: LEN European Junior Championships, Event: 17 and under 400 freestyle, Result: 16th
  • Date: 18/04/2017 Competition: British Championships, Event: 17 and under 200 freestyle, Result: Bronze

Jessica Podger