London 2012 participation boost

Sport Wales says that there has been a major increase in the number of people participating in sport here, since last summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Participation up across range of sports in Wales

Many of the governing bodies for sports in Wales have reported significant increases in interest and participation since the Olympics and Paralympics last summer.

  • Welsh Gymnastics - 25% increase in membership, 28% increase in girls' membership
  • Welsh Cycling - 15 new affiliated clubs since October
  • Hockey Wales - 35 hockey clubs increased their membership in the last year
  • Swim Wales - 39% increase in total membership

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