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Olympic Games: Finance

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport pursuant to the answer of 30 April 2007, Official Report, column 1387W, on the Olympic Games: finance, what the final figures signed off in UK sport's audited 2006-07 year-end accounts were for the amounts spent on the Olympic sports as part of the planned World Class Pathway funding for the Beijing Cycle, broken down by sport. (154458)

UK Sport invested a total of £72.45 million in pathway funds for Olympic and Paralympic sports during 2006-07, through its World Class Pathway Programme. Of this total, £53.4 million was invested in Olympic sports, £7.4 million in Paralympic sports, and £11.7 million in services to support the Olympic and Paralympic investment.

The total amount invested directly into Olympic National Governing Bodies and athletes for this period has been broken down by sport in the following table:

2006-07

Sport

£

Archery

740,627

Athletics

6,389,548

Badminton

1,549,194

Boxing

791,786

Canoeing

2,831,657

Cycling

6,014,638

Diving

1,112,648

Equestrian

2,812,707

Fencing

528,928

Gymnastics

1,756,099

Handball

431,000

Hockey

2,435,865

Judo

1,515,541

Modern Pentathlon

1,299,439

Rowing

7,059,681

Sailing

6,286,419

Softball

170,000

Swimming

4,845,012

Synchro Swimming

178,192

Table Tennis

583,450

Taekwondo

597,547

Target Shooting

1,000,301

Triathlon

786,827

Volleyball

536,500

Water Polo

423,283

Weightlifting

228,282

Wrestling

448,375

Grand total

53,353,546