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£55,000 Welsh Government Funding to Secure Gemau Cymru 2016

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The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates has announced £55,000 Welsh Government funding to support this year’s Gemau Cymru.

Gemau Cymru is a bilingual sport event for young talented athletes in Wales, organised by Urdd Gobaith Cymru.

Its aim is to enhance the performance pathway of Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic sports by providing young people with an opportunity to compete in a high level, national, multi-sport event at some of Wales’ best facilities.

The funding will be provided for Gemau Cymru via Sport Wales, who have also agreed to contribute £60,000 to the event.

SOURCE: gov.wales