Martine Wright
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7/7 survivor on 'heartbreaking' cuts to sitting volleyball

After announcing how they plan to redistribute a record pot of £347m in funding in the run-up to Rio 2016, UK Sport has been accused of reneging on promises to build an Olympic legacy.

Whilst Cycling, rowing, boxing, athletics and gymnastics are among those sports given increases, others have seen their funding decrease.

Sitting volleyball has lost all funding and 7/7 bombings survivor Martine Wright who plays on the team told BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast that it was 'heartbreaking'.

  • 19 Dec 2012