Tokyo Funding (2017-20)

£26,919,031
World Class Programme
£23,007,531
Athlete Performance Award
£3,911,500

Olympic medals won since introduction of National Lottery funding

31

Historical Funding

Sydney

£10,600,000

Athens

£11,400,000

Beijing

£26,513,000

London

£25,148,000

Rio

£26,824,206

Overview

Athletics is the largest sport at the Olympic Games and is divided into track, field and road events.

At Tokyo 2020 athletes will compete in men's and women's individual events, and men's, women's and mixed team events. Read more on the Tokyo 2020 website.

The National Governing Body is UK Athletics, based in Loughborough. Find out more on the British Athletics website.

Performance target for 2019: 7-9 medals at World Championships 

  • Steve Paulding

    Interim Programme Director

  • Liz Birchall

    Head of Communications

  • Nic Coward

    Chair

  • Joanna Coates

    Chief Executive

 
Funding Partners
  • DCMS
  • TNL partners
Official Partners
  • BAES logo
  • BUPA
  • IHG logo
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland