12 PledgeSports Crowdfunders selected for Rio 2016!

Pledge Sports Crowdfunders selected for Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

NO turning back now. Olympic selections have been made for Rio 2016 and we’re thrilled to announce that we have helped 12 athletes and teams make it on to their Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic rosters.

And we’re already working on fundraising campaigns to help the future generation of stars get to Tokyo 2020! Are you aiming for the Japan Olympics? Then please get in touch, we’d absolutely love to help you fund that journey and put you on track for your Olympic debut.

Below are all our stars heading off to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in August and September, and the campaigns routing for Tokyo in four years time.

But first, spare a quick thought for those who weren’t selected, especially Irish runners Claire Tarplee and Rose-Anne Galligan, ruled out through injury, and Team GB hurdler Lucy Hatton, who would have lit up that Olympic stadium!

Special mention as well to the Team GB Volleyball duo; Chris Gregory and Jake Sheaf are pioneers and we certainly hope they get British Volleyball to Tokyo 2020.

Pledge Sporters selected for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Pledge Sports Crowdfunders selection for Rio 2016 Olympics

  • Andrea Brewster & Saskia Tidey, Great Britain – Sailing
  • Brendan Boyce, Ireland – Walking
  • Irish Men’s Hockey Team – Field Hockey
  • Oliver Dingley, Ireland – Diving
  • Shannon McCurley, Ireland – Cycling Omnium
  • Pardon Ndhlovu, Zimbabwe – Running Marathon

Pledge Sporters selected for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Pledge Sports Campaigners selection for Rio 2016 Paralympics

  • Lucy Shuker, Great Britain – Wheelchair Tennis
  • Louise Hunt, Great Britain – Wheelchair Tennis
  • Ryan Crouch, Great Britain – Swimming
  • Declan Slevin, Ireland – Hand Cyclist
  • Katie George-Dunlevy & pilot Eve McCrystal, Ireland – Tandem Cycling
  • Damien Vereker & pilot Sean Hahessy, Ireland – Tandem Cycling

Pledge Sporters Chasing Tokyo 2020

Swedens Rugby 7s Ladies launch their Rugby 7s Fundraising Campaign for Tokyo 2020 qualification

Caoimhe O'ferrell, Irish canoeist, launches crowdfunding campaign for road to Tokyo 2020

Emilia McAllister Jepps, Team GB sprint canoeist, crowdfunding for Tokyo 2020



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