Following Team GB's incredible success at the Tokyo Olympics this summer the Conservative Government has provided £232 million to help them prepare for Paris 2024.
This £77.4 million a year to elite sport agency UK Sport is an increase from the £54 million a year baseline government funding UK Sport received for Tokyo 2020 - a rise of 44 per cent.
Team GB and Northern Ireland won 65 medals in 25 different disciplines, broader than any other country, including in BMX and Skateboarding for the first time at what was the latter sport’s inaugural games. These medals placed Great Britain and Northern Ireland fourth in the medal table.
The Paralympic Games will see around 240 athletes representing ParalympicsGB in Japan, including the likes of track stars Jonnie Peacock and Hannah Cockroft and swimmer Ellie Simmonds.
Milton Keynes have had Olympians of its own with Greg Rutherford winning gold at London 2012, while Leah Williamson helped Team GB to the women's football quarter-finals in Tokyo and Morgan Lake reached the High Jump finals.
Ben Everitt, the MP for Milton Keynes North, said: "This is brilliant news for our Team GB heroes who inspired the country this summer in Tokyo and it's a message from this Government to say we are here to support you.
"We're all already looking forward to seeing even more fantastic successes from our incredible athletes in just three years time in Paris and I can't wait to see what the future has in store for Team GB."