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London 2012's Legacy

Did you know that National Lottery players were one of the biggest funders of London 2012? You contributed to £2.2 billion to help build the Olympic Park, support British athletes, allow young people to be part of the Cultural Olympiad and fund hundreds of community sports clubs!

What you might not know is that The National Lottery’s involvement didn’t stop as soon as the lights went out over Stratford: we’re continuing to invest millions of pounds in sport and culture at all levels so that the fantastic events of last summer can continue to inspire the next generation and our future sporting stars.

Read on to see how the money raised by players is ensuring that the Olympic and Paralympic legacy lives on...

• Find out how we’re supporting future Olympians on their Road to Rio with athlete funding programmes that enable talented sportspeople to compete and train full time to the highest international standards

• Discover the many ways in which The National Lottery creates opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to get fit and active through grassroots sports and health projects around the country

• Be entertained by the arts and culture projects that we’re helping to flourish

• Sing along with our hilarious Volunteer Anthem showcasing the 2012 volunteers who continue to donate their time to National Lottery good cause projects

• Learn more about how National Lottery players helped the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games come to life!



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