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Good Luck #TNLAthletes!

1st July 2021

Join us in wishing luck to #TNLAthletes ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer and let’s #MakeAmazingHappen!

On Thursday 15th & Friday 16th July 2021, we'll be wishing luck to the National Lottery funded athletes competing at the Tokyo games, and you’re invited to take part! The Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics are just around the corner, so we'll be cheering the athletes on their Track To Tokyo by posting Good Luck Messages on our social media platforms.

How can I get involved?

It’s easy to join in! Simply share your Good Luck Message for Team GB and Paralympics GB athletes on social media on Thursday 15th or Friday 16th July 2021, using the #TNLAthletes and #MakeAmazingHappen hashtags. (For Welsh language posts, please use the #GwneudPethauGwych and #AthletwyrYLG hashtags instead).

What does the ‘Good Luck’ message look like?

Feel free to get creative with your Good Luck Message – use fun props, create banners, wear your sports kit, film yourself shouting ‘Good Luck’, head to your nearest sports venue or outside… The sky is the limit! Here is a great example from National Lottery funded indoor skate park Adrenaline Alley, wishing luck to athletes ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics and Paralympics.

Does an athlete heading to the Tokyo games come from your local area? Now’s your chance to shout about it and wish them luck! You can tag specific athletes and teams, or wish all Team GB and Paralympic GB athletes good luck.

Team GB Athletes in 2016

Why should I get involved?

The National Lottery funds over 1,000 elite athletes on UK Sport’s World Class Programme, allowing them to train full time, have access to the world’s best coaches and benefit from pioneering technology, science and medical support. The upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic games will see many of these athletes compete on an international stage, thanks to the support of National Lottery funding.

The National Lottery has also funded over 8,360 grassroots sports projects and has invested more than £5.7 billion into community sport, helping people across the UK access sport and live active lives. By taking part in the Good Luck Campaign, you'll be celebrating an incredible sporting network that’s been made possible thanks to National Lottery players.

Together, we can flood social media with images and messages to show the incredible impact of the National Lottery’s support for good causes across the UK.

Find us on socials...

Twitter: @LottoGoodCauses

Facebook: @LotteryGoodCauses

Instagram: @NationalLotteryGoodCauses

Thank you for your support!

We really hope that you'll be able to get involved. Now let’s celebrate this summer of sport together!

Are you part of a National Lottery funded organisation? You can request access to the Good Luck Campaign toolkit by emailing

Young athletes at Ramps indoor and outdoor skatepark in Llanelli