Norfolk Sports Awards
The winners were announced on an excellent night that recognised the very best of sports and activity in Norfolk
The 2017 Norfolk Sports Awards took place on 14th November 2017 at the Banking Hall at Open in Norwich City Centre and was well-attended by sports groups and individuals from around the county.
On the night presenters Dave and Heidi from Heart Breakfast Show handed out prizes to 11 different winners who had each excelled in their own sport or activity over the past 12 months.
Scroll down to see all of this years winners and shortlisted finalists. Photos courtesy of Archant.
The Norfolk Sports Personality category was opened to public vote for the first time this year, and we are pleased to announce that over 2,000 votes were received. On the night, the prize went to world-class triathlete Kimberley Morrison.
Look out for our social media posts announcing when the 2018 are open for nominations.
Congratulations to all of or winners and shortlisted finalists.
Sports Personality of the Year
- Iona Lake (Athletics)
- Ryan Walsh (Boxing)
- Kimberley Morrison (Endurance Triathlon)
Young Sports Personality of the Year
- Molly Lambert (Karate)
- Molly Thomas (Karate)
- Toby Booth (Kayaking)
The Power of Physical Activity Award
- Elliott Tolmie
- Larissa Smith
- Costas Eleftheriades
Activity in the Community Award
- Fitness Boxing
- Special Olympics Norfolk
- Sports Clubs and Hubs
Sports Team of the Year
- City of Norwich Under 15 Girls Cross Country team
- Norfolk Under 15 Girls Sportshall Athletics team
- Norfolk Under 13 Boys Cricket team
Community Club of the Year
- Retroskate (Rollerskating)
- Sprowston U16 Girls Football
- Tri-Anglia (Athletics)
Coach of the Year
- Chris Hemstock (Karate)
- Joe Stirling (Korfball)
- Tim & Pauline Ash (Athletics)
BBC Unsung Hero
- Kevin Raisborough (Running)
- Stuart Pontin (Kayaking)
- Cecil Page (Boxing)
Services to Disability Sport
- Carole Darnell (Shooting)
- Katie Warrent (Athletics)
- Jon Thaxton and Rachael Hutchinson for Fitness Boxing
Active School of the Year
- Avenue Junior School
- Aylsham High School
- Rollesby Primary School and Nursery
Active Workplace of the Year