House of Commons
LIZZY YARNOLD AND THE 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
EDM #947
Tabled 20 February 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Lizzy Yarnold from West Kingsdown near Sevenoaks on her magnificent success at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games; notes that this is the first time any British athlete has retained a Winter Olympic title; recognises that funding from the National Lottery and the UK Sport's Girls4Gold talent programme have contributed to Lizzy's success; calls on the Government to recognise Lizzy's achievement with a lasting commitment to youth sport; further congratulates Lizzy's team mate, Laura Deas, who won bronze in the skeleton; and wishes Team GB's Paralympians every success at the Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang.

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