пятница, 14 сентября 2012 г.

Who will top our awards? - Lynn News/Norfolk Citizen (King's Lynn, England)

TOMORROW the winners of the Lynn News Sports Awards 2007, in association with Double G Clothing, will be revealed.

The invitation-only (due to limited numbers) ceremony is at Lynn's Town Hall.

Those who have won or are highly commended have already received invitations.

Readers have been nominating West Norfolk sporting stars from 2007 in eight categories, and a panel of judges have decided upon the winners, who get [pounds sterling]50 and a trophy, and the highly commendeds, who gain a certificate.

There will be a draw on the night, with prizes donated by Lynn firm Double G Clothing.

A round-up of results and pictures will be in Friday's Lynn News.

Those who were nominated and supported by a letter were:

Sportsman of the Year

Craig Kimber (gymnastics)

Got a bronze medal at the British Open tournament.

James Robinson (athletics)

West Norfolk Athletic Club member represented his country in an international in Dublin.

Jack Defty (football)

Made the Southern League play-offs with the Linnets.

Sam Gaughran (football)

From the Linnets to Peterborough United and Boston Utd.

Sportswoman of the Year

Chrissie Wellington (triathlon)

Won the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii in October. Claire Stock (gymnastics)

Claire, an Olympic prospect for the 2008 Games, captained England Juniors in an international.

Cath Duhig (athletics)

Race walker's gold medal in the British National Championship.

Libby Peak (rugby)

Selected for the England Under 20 Women's team.

Marlene Simmonds (athletics)

British Masters Athletics Federation (BMAF) W60 heptathlon and triple jump champion.

Betty Barton Shield - Sports Team

Smithdon football team

The struggling side went on an 11-game winning streak.

Lynn Golf Club Juniors

Won the EngIish Golf Union Junior Team Championship.

Downham Cricket Club

Won the Norfolk Alliance for the first time.

North Lynn Girls FC

Unbeaten in the Norfolk League so far.

Park High basketball team

Won five age groups at the county finals in Spring 2007.

Lynn Stars speedway

Lifted two cups, and were so close to retaining their title.

Sports editor's coaching

Stewart Park (swimming)

Head coach of Lynn Warriors Club.

Jess Ibrom (football)

Community development officer for King's Lynn Community Football.

Jim Moss (athletics)

Inspirational and dedicated Level 4 Middle Distance running coach at West Norfolk AC.

Nick Bean Services to Sport

Mike Grief (angling)

Some 20 years' service to the Lynn Angling Association.

Ken Rowe (football)

Ken (80) has served Watlington FC in the NW Norfolk League for more than 50 years.

Gordon Rasberry (football)

Gordon has been with Terrington FC since he was 14.

Robert White & John Lewis (football)

Both helped at Lynn FC for more than 30 years.

Trevor Taylor (athletics)

Championing the Norfolk Sportshall Athletics League.

Young Sportsperson

Michael Hogan (rugby)

Is in the running to represent England Under 16s, and has been invited to join Northampton.

Honor de Winton (rounders)

Selected for the U13 senior squad of England.

Eli Frankham junior (boxing)

Captained England Schoolboys at the European Championships.

Shanice Burch (athletics)

Norfolk and East Anglian sprint and long jump champion.

Jacob Marshall-Grint (gymnastics)

Jacob has developed to national level tumbling.

Rebecca Daines (athletics)

Gold in the Eastern Athletic Association Championships.

Eric Dodds Rose Bowl - Courage in Sport

Richard Girdlestone (boxing)

An inspiration to those at the Lynn Ferry Street gym.

Mark Spinks (table tennis)

Competed at the Disabled World Games in Japan.

Sarah Breeze Support award

John & Pauline Marshall-Grint

Supported their two sons for much of the last 17 years.

Linda Beales

Encourages her four childrens' various sports.