Hometown Heroes

Meet some of the 14 local champions chosen to inspire by organisers of Birmingham’s 2022 Commonwealth Games 

They’re the Hometown Heroes – 14 local champions who have been named as inspirational by Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games organisers. The Heroes are part of a campaign to celebrate the diversity of the region by shining a spotlight on those who go above and beyond to develop sport, encourage participation and promote physical and mental wellbeing in their community. They include England’s first hijab-wearing boxing coach, a million-pound fund-raiser and the coach of a football team for children with disabilities. The Heroes were revealed as organisers launched a search for 13,000 volunteers to act as helpers at the Games.

More details at: www.birmingham2022.com/volunteering