UK Sport

supporting athletes on the world stage


UK Sport is a major financial contributor to the World Class Programme and in turn, to Team GBR. The funding received not only supports the athletes selected to Podium and Podium Potential Programmes but also supports Team GBR across the Olympic and Paralympic sports at Nations Cup events and championships.

The support the British Equestrian Federation, and in turn the World Class Programme, receives from the National Lottery and UK Sport is pivotal in preparing our teams for a Games and is responsible for the funding and support of many of the athletes and team staff competing for Great Britain at a Championships. 

Ever wondered how buying your National Lottery ticket supports Great Britain’s top athletes? Take a look at UK Sport’s short video to understand how huge your contribution is to their success....


Visit the UK Sport website for more information