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Norfolk Sports Awards

The nominations have come in, and a mammoth day of judging took place on Friday 13th October.

Seven judges from a range of organisations involved with sport and physical activity deliberated over the over 340 nominations that came in through the 6-week nomination period.

Scroll down to see this year's shortlisted candidates for the 2017 Norfolk Sports Awards.

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. The shortlisted candidates below were the top 3 athletes that received the most public votes (*one vote per email address was counted)

We congratulate all those that were nominated, and this year's finalists!


Sports Personality of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Iona Lake
  • Kimberley Morrison
  • Ryan Walsh

Young Sports Personality of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Molly Lambert
  • Molly Thomas
  • Toby Booth

The Power of Physical Activity Award

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Costas Eleftheriades
  • Elliot Tolmie
  • Larissa Smith

Activity in the Community Award

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Fitness Boxing
  • Sports Clubs and Hubs
  • Special Olympics

Sports Team of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • City of Norwich Under 15 Girls Cross Country team
  • Norfolk Under 13 Boys Cricket team
  • Norfolk Under 15 Girls Sportshall Athletics team

Community Club of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Retroskate
  • Sprowston U16 Girls Football
  • Tri-Anglia

Coach of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Chris Hemstock
  • Joe Stirling
  • Tim & Pauline Ash

BBC Unsung Hero

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Cecil Page
  • Kevin Raisborough
  • Stuart Pontin

Services to Disability Sport

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Carole Darnell
  • Jon Thaxton and Rachael Hutchinson
  • Katie Warrant

Active School of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Avenue Junior School
  • Aylsham High School
  • Rollesby Primary School and Nursery

Active Workplace of the Year

Shortlisted Nominees

  • Aviva
  • ReAssure
  • SaxonAir