Surviving abuse – BBC Radio 5 live broadcast

Last updated: 01 Jun 2016 Topics: Elite athletes Athlete wellbeing Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Self-harming Safeguarding standards

This live broadcast includes testimony from former gymnast Gloria Viseras on the abuse she suffered by her coach as a child and the impact this has had on her.

During part two of the session, a panel of experts, including CPSU director Anne Tiivas, speak about what is being done in the sports sector to ensure that current and future athletes are safeguarded when playing sport. This includes ensuring that robust policies and procedures are in place.

This session took place at the Sport Resolutions 2016 conference in London.

Related resources

Take a look at our briefing papers on Understanding the grooming process and Safeguarding the elite young athlete for further information and advice.