Tall and Talented

Tall and Talented Britons are wanted to try out for the 2016 Olympic Games!


Tall and Talented Britons are wanted to try out for the 2016 Olympic Games! A nationwide talent search is calling for athletic men over 6ft3" and women over 5ft11" to apply to represent Great Britain in Rio de Janeiro. They have until 16th November 2009 to do so via www.uksport.gov.uk/talent


Following the announcement on the 3rd October that Rio will host the next Olympics after London, UK Sport, the English Institute of Sport and British Rowing have joined forces to find athletes capable of representing and winning medals for Great Britain in Brazil in 2016. Tall and Talented, is looking for exceptionally tall men and women who could find success in sports where height can give an athlete a real advantage such as rowing.


Applicants are invited to sign up and test to see whether they have the potential to be an Olympic champion


If you or anyone you know are

�         Aged between 15 and 22 years old

�         Exceptionally tall (men over 190cm and women over 180cm)

�         Competing in any sport at a MINIMUM of county/regional level

�         Quick, agile and skilful AND/OR fit, powerful and strong

�         Mentally tough and competitive

�         Up for a once in a lifetime opportunity to become part of Britain抯 sporting elite

hen sign up now!


To sign up for Talent 2016: Tall and Talented, or to register interest in future Talent 2016 campaigns, applicants should submit their details before 16 November 2009 at www.uksport.gov.uk/talent




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