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Funding elite sport
Training and preparing to compete as an elite athlete can take significant financial...
Training and preparing to compete as an elite athlete can take significant financial support. Where does the money to support such athletes in the UK come from? This unit will examine the question of funding in UK elite sport.
By the end of this unit you should be able to:
- begin to recognise how elite sport is funded in the UK.
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Funding elite sport
Some elite athletes in the United Kingdom are provided with financial support to allow them to train and prepare for competition. Where does the money come from to finance this? This unit will examine this question by looking at the funding of elite sport in the UK.
This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course
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Originally published: Thursday, 31st July 2008
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