BIRMINGHAM – British Athletics has announced the athletes selected to be on the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2014 – 2015.

The selection of these athletes is based on their potential to win medals at Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. The WCPP, funded by the National Lottery through UK Sport, is split into two levels.

Podium is for athletes with the potential to medal at Rio 2016, while Podium Potential is for athletes developing towards Tokyo 2020.

Olympic champions Mo Farah, Greg Rutherford and Jessica Ennis Hill lead the 20 athletes selected for Podium funding.

World Junior medallists Morgan Lake and David Omeregie are included in the 39 athletes selected for Podium Potential funding. 18 athletes will also be supported under the Olympic Relay funding.


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