Plaid Cymru bids Olympic hopefuls good luck


Party gives its support to Welsh athletes

As the London 2012 Olympic Games are officially opened, Plaid Cymru has wished Welsh Olympians the best of luck in their competitions.

Plaid Cymru’s Sport spokesperson Bethan Jenkins said:

“A record number of Welsh athletes have been chosen for this British Olympic squad, and I offer them all my sincere congratulations. Each one of them has worked extremely hard for their place. I will be supporting them as they compete in their various events and hope that their performances will inspire a generation of young people in Wales to take part in sport.”

Plaid Cymru’s leader Leanne Wood said:

“On behalf of Plaid Cymru I want to wish all Welsh athletes taking part on the Olympics every success. I wish each one of them the best of luck as they compete in the biggest sporting event in the world and look forward to the day when Wales will have its own Olympic team.”