The winners of the 8th Get Berkshire Active Awards are announced

The winners of the 8th Get Berkshire Active Awards are announced

Posted: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 10:24

The winners of the 8th Get Berkshire Active Awards are announced

The annual Get Berkshire Active Awards ceremony took place on the 28th February at the Hilton Reading to celebrate sporting excellence across the County as well as applauding the unseen work that goes on behind the scenes to make sport and physical activity happen. Awards were also made to the schools, community groups and workplaces who put physical activity and wellbeing at the forefront of their objectives.

Thirty seven individuals and organisations were shortlisted for the 8th GBA Awards. The Sports Personality of the Year Award went to Daniel Atkins, a Kayaker from Reading Canoe Club.

Four exceptional Berkshire individuals were shortlisted in the Junior Sports Personality of the Year award with joint winners announced for the first time: Emily Murphy (football) and Charlotte Payne (hammer and discus thrower).

This year four remarkable personalities were presented with a prestigious Lifetime Achievement award. These were Gary and Kathy Critchlow-Smith (archery), Hazel Syrad (swimming) and Brian Greenham (kayaking).

See the list of the winners here

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