Sporting Giants press conference: Tue Feb 27

With an objective of finishing fourth in the medals table at the London Olympics in 2012, it is crucial that Britain enters athletes and teams across all sports to maximise the potential for winning medals.

UK Sport and the English Institute of Sport will launch a special appeal for fresh talent for the London 2012 Olympic Games at a press conference in London on Tuesday February 27, which will be attended, among others, by Sir Steve Redgrave, five-time Olympic gold medallist, Richard Caborn, the Minister for Sport, and members of Britain’s volleyball, handball, beach volleyball and rowing teams.

When: Tuesday 27 February 2007 at 09:45am
09:45am – Press conference
10:15am – One to one TV and radio interviews and photo opportunity

Where: Trafalgar Square, London (by Nelson’s Column)

UK Sport is the nation’s elite sport agency and is responsible for supporting Olympic and Paralympic sport.

For further information contact Fast Track: Steve Chisholm 0207 5935237 or 07765 223075.