LYG33

LYG33

Your borough. Your sport. Your passion.

ABOUT LYG33

LYG33 is an exciting project designed to empower young Londoners, through giving them a voice to influence the future of London Youth Games and providing opportunities to develop as individuals.

 

Each year, young people aged between 14-21 can apply to join LYG33. Members are selected from a range of different backgrounds to ensure the group is representative of the city’s rich diversity.

 

Members will be given the chance to be spokespeople on the future of sport at London Youth Games and in the capital. They will be representing their borough, giving them the opportunity to play into the leadership of sport for young people in their home communities.

 

London Youth Games are empowering young people and allowing their voices to be heard to help shape the future of the Games.

What to expect?

Members attend multiple fun, engaging and developmental sessions across the season with a mixture of in person and online events. These will include exclusive experiences, inspirational speakers, interactive workshops and sessions to have your input on the future of LYG. In the past two years, the LYG33 group has met Zoe Smith (Olympic Weightlifter), Alex Iwobi (Everton Football Player) and had a personalised tour and panel session at Wimbledon!

 

All reasonable expenses incurred for in person events will be reimbursed by London Youth Games. Please see our expenses guidance here.

Timeline of events

1. Introduction – Saturday 21st January 9-5pm

(In person)

2. Session 1– Tuesday 21st February 5-7pm

(Online)

3. Session 2 – Tuesday 4th April 9-5p

(In person)

4. Session 3 – Tuesday 23rd May 5-7pm

(Online)

5. Olympic Park Event – 1-2nd July Full Days

(In person)

6. Event TBC – All Day

(In person)

There also may be additional optional events where opportunities arise outside of these set dates.

Meet the 2022 LYG33 cohort

Hear from our 2022 participants below about their experiences on LYG33.

amOS

I am a second year undergraduate student at UCL studying French and German. I like cross-country running, athletics, and tennis, and I’ve enjoyed competing in the London Youth Games in the past. Additionally, I am a dedicated violinist and have played at many high-profile concerts and events.

JHEANELL

I am a year 12 student currently studying econoics, maths, politics, philosophy + theology. I currently play footballl and i’m an aspiring GB trampolinist.

ANNA

I am a third year management science student at the UCL School of Management. I grew up playing sport and it has always been an important part of my life. Now at university, I’ma keen runner and hiker. I am a third year management science student at the UCL School of Management. I grewup playing sport and it has always been an important part of my life. Now at university, I’ma keen runner and hiker. up playing sport and it has always been an important part of my life. Now at university, I’ma keen runner and hiker.

EALAF

 I would describe myself as curious and ambitious and constantly pride myself on wanting to learn more. In my free time, I read and play sports- both inside and outside of school. This includes volunteering and doing projects such as peer research where I am able to make a positive impact and create change.

Naomi

I am an A level student studying Biology, Chemistry and Psychology. I am passionate about all things netball. I have been playing since I was 8 years old.

CARENA

 I am currently a 2nd year Sport and Exercise Medical Science’s student at King’s College London who also works part-time as a camp manager at a children’s sports holiday camp. I have a real passion for sport and the benefits they can have on our daily lives.

ZURIEL

I am very proud to be a part of LYG33, as sport has always played a big role in my life, an example is representing Enfield at LYG netball.  I am especially excited to work alongside other young athletes, who also want to help kids and young adults have more sporting opportunities.

MICAH

I am a sixth-form student, studying music tech, business studies and geography. My hobbies are making music and spending time with family and friends. My favourite sports are cricket and badminton.

ALEX

I am 15 year old swimmer currently in year 10. I am a Regional and County medalist and part of a waterpolo team. 

LEO

I believe sports are essential to improving skills and retaining positivity in life. I take part in numerous sports whenever I can.  I enjoy reading and trying various foods during my free time.

JESSICA

I am currrently coplete my A levels in Biology, Chemistry and English Language. I participate in various sporting activities such as Rugby, Football, and Basketball. I am also a SPorts Ambassador atmy college. 

THEDA

am very excited to be part of this year’s LYG33 and help many young people get involved in sports. I am interested in swimming, netball, cross country, as well as other sports.

EMMANUEL

I am a secondary school student. I have been playing football since I was 6 years old.  I am an Actor, Film Editor, and at the same time a good cook. My hobbies are football, Cooking, Reading, Listening to music, etc

KAYLEIGH

I am a very enthusiastic girl with a huge passion for sports. I am currently doing an apprenticeship as a women’s football development officer.

SAMIRA

I am currently in year 11 and i’m kind of an introvert. I love to read but once i’m cofortable with people I become more confident. I am also in my school’s netball team.

celia

I am a Year 10 student and part of the rowing, volleyball, and netball teams. I love to play tennis with my family, crochet, paint, and read when I’m not training.

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Jamani

I enjoy playing and teaching many sports I’ve coached football, handball, and basketball and teach dance at Storm the Stage Academy of Arts. Jamani hopes to bring more and more young people into sports.

FELIX

I am a year 10 student that loves sport and currently play for my school’s football ‘A’ team. Outside of school I swim, and play water polo competitively. In my free time, I love listening to pop music. I have represented Kensington & Chelsea at the London Youth Games four times.

LAUREN

I am a third year Business Psychology student at Kingston University, with a keen interest in Track & Field Athletics. I’ve enjoyed running from a young age and have participated and coached in multiple sports.

BELINDA

I am a Year 12 student, currently studying A-Level biology, applied human biology, and double sports studies. I’ve always been interested in sports, football and netball are my favourite. My hobbies are coaching, travelling, playing football, playing netball, reading self-improvement books and dancing.