I Am Team GB: Sports clubs open doors for free

Thousands of sports golf equipment throughout the United Kingdom are starting their doorways totally free on Saturday following Team GB’s success at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

The event hopes to inspire extra humans to take part in sport.

ITV will transfer off all seven of its Tv channels for an hour from 09:30 BST to try and encourage humans to get off their sofas and do some exercising.

Olympic stars taking element in I am Team GB consist of rower Helen Glover, and gymnasts Amy Tinkler and Max Whitlock.

They will be attending events in towns and towns across the USA along with London, Cardiff, and Glasgow.

The sports activities on offer variety from bowls and hockey to gymnastics and cricket. Some councils are also providing swimming periods without spending a dime Attendant Design.

Medal haul

Whitlock, who received two gold medals and one bronze at Rio 2016, stated: “I’m Crew GB is encouraging each person to get out and get energetic at the same time as also celebrating the help that the public gives Group GB by way of playing the National Lottery.

“The first Saturday after the Olympic Games will see loads of clubs and carry venues throughout the United Kingdom open their doorways, encouraging human beings to participate and all totally free.”

Figures from sports activities England display that the quantity of people gambling recreation fell after the London Olympics in 2012.Max Whitlock

I am Group GB is being staged via the National Lottery together with Uk recreation and the British Olympic Association.


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Incredible Britain has received 633 Olympic and Paralympic medals since lottery investment started in 1997.

Crew GB won 67 medals in Rio – 27 gold, 23 silver and 17 bronze in Rio – the satisfactory for 108 years.

Membership welcome

It comes as several Olympians were welcomed again to the clubs wherein they teach.

Whitlock, instruct Scott Hann, and Group-mate Brinn Bevan had been met with the aid of crowds at South Essex Gymnastics Membership in Basildon.

Whitlock said he changed into proud to be supported by using a “wonderful” Membership and hoped to encourage more gymnasts.

Tinkler, sixteen, who won bronze, honed her competencies at South Durham Gymnastics Club.

She stated: “To peer anyone lower back right here is overwhelming. It is outstanding, It’s starting to sink in but it nevertheless appears crazy that it definitely has befallen.”