Suffolk Sports Awards 2019

Suffolk Sports Awards 2019

The 14th Suffolk Sports Awards celebrated our local sporting heroes across the county on Friday 15th November 2019 at Milsoms, Kesgrave Hall.

As well as presenting some our top performing athletes and sporting heroes with awards, this years attendees were also lucky enough to have heard live interviews from Jasmin Taylor, Team GB Telemark Skier and the winner of the 2018 Sports Personality of the Year, Hetty Bartlet Gold medalist at this years Special World Games in Abu Dhabi and Andrea Thompsons who was crowned this year Sports Personality of the Year.

The Active Suffolk team wish to thank all of this years sponsors: BBC Radio Suffolk, Everyone Active, Ipswich Borough Council, East Suffolk Council, Active Waveney and Sentinel Leisure, Places Leisure, CIMSPA, Suffolk PE and Sport Network, Abbeycroft Leisure and Harrod Sport.

A big thank you must also go to everyone that took the time to nominate and vote. Over 10,000 votes were received this year which is incredible.

Well done to all of the runners up that were presented with an award on the night and a huge congratulations to this years winners which are as follows:

Coach of the Year
Ben Poole from Lowestoft Boxing Academy

Primary School PE and Sport Impact Award
Red Oak Primary School

Team of the Year
Bealings Primary School, Futsal Team

Lifetime Achievement Award
John Rednall, International and National bowler

Young Sports Personality of the Year
Ruby Hunt, Karate

Secondary School of the Year
Thomas Gainsborough School

Unsung Hero
Terry Back, Ipswich JAFFA Running Club

Club of the Year
Ipswich Sports Club

Elena Baltacha Award
Stephen Williams, St Edmunds Pacers

Sports Personality of the Year
Andrea Thompson