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Sussex Sports Awards 2021 winners revealed

Winners of the Sussex Sports Awards 2021 have been revealed!

After celebrating virtually in 2020 due to Covid-19, the annual black-tie event returned in person for 2021, albeit on a more intimate scale.

The Awards were held on Thursday 25 November at the 1st Central County Ground in Hove, where around 80 guests attended for drinks and canapés, followed by the highly anticipated Awards ceremony hosted by Tim Durrans, Sports Editor at BBC Sussex Radio (pictured below).

The Sussex Sports Awards 2021 full list of winners:

Community Engagement Award:

Defiant Sports

Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Inclusion and Diversity Award:

Crawley Eagles Cricket Club

Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award:

Daniel Barfoot (Up-Grade Training and Therapy Ltd)

Sports Personality of the Year Award:

Katie-George Dunlevy (Cycling)

Volunteer of the Year Award:

Semeena Khan (Crawley Run Crew and Sudhan Welfare Society (SWS))

Sadie Mason MBE, Active Sussex Chief Executive, commented:

“After the challenges that our sector has faced over the past couple of years, celebrating our Sussex Sports Awards in person again was a fantastic experience. We had a tough time judging the nominations this year, and the winners should be very proud to have come out on top of such a high-quality field of nominees. I would like to congratulate all who were nominated in this year’s awards and wish everyone the best of luck for the future.”

A big thank you to Rix & Kay Solicitors for sponsoring the Inclusion & Diversity Award.

Sadie Mason MBE, Active Sussex CEO with Bruce Hayter, Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Chairman.

If you would like to be involved with next year’s event, including sponsorship, please contact Ed Bartram, Active Sussex’s Event Officer: E: ebartram@activesussex.org.

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