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Sussex Sports Awards 2022 Finalists Revealed

The Judges' scores are in...

Active Sussex are thrilled to announce the shortlist of Finalists for this year’s Sussex Sports Awards.

The awards, which celebrates individuals and organisations excelling within Sussex sport and physical activity saw a high standard of nominations; both in terms of quantity and quality. Judges have had the unenviable task of selecting just three nominees for each category, with the winner crowned at the prestigious annual event on 24 November.

Congratulations to everyone who was nominated, but particularly to our Finalists:


Active School of the Year

Little Common School, Little Common
Thomas A Beckett Junior School, Worthing
Southwater Junior Academy, Southwater


Community Engagement Award

Active Worthing Wellbeing Centre CIC
South Coast Sports
Cancer United


Health Improvement Award

Dr David Fox and Kirsten Adams, Hastings Primary Care Network
Sussex Macmillan Nurses
Lorraine Wilson, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust


Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP Inclusion & Diversity Award

Defiant Sports
Brighton Galaxy Girls’ Football Academy
Freedom Leisure Healthy Communities Brighton and Hove


Outstanding Contribution to Sport & Physical Activity Award

Jackie Wood
Eric Douglin
Loretta Lock


Sports Personality of the Year

Fabienne André, Wheelchair Racing
Will Bayley, Table Tennis
Isabelle Everest, Judo


Volunteer of the Year

Eric Douglin, World Club Basketball Tournament
Digna Baynes, Brighton Table Tennis Club
Andy Lindley, Sands United FC Brighton & Hove


You can join us at Sussex County Cricket Club on Thursday 24 November as the winners are revealed. Tickets cost £24, and include arrival drinks and canapes. For more information and to book, please visit www.ssa2022.eventbrite.com.

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