Broxtowe Sports Awards 2016

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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 12:53 Written by Administrator

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The Awards Evening took place at the East Midlands Conference Centre on Sunday 17th January 2016.

Nottingham Rowing Club's Kyra Edwards from Chilwell became the Broxtowe Sportsperson of the Year. Kyra's achievements between 2013 and 2015 earned her the prestigious title; her hard work under coach Nicola Benavente as a 'Start' athlete made her stand out from other nominees. Her Team GB performances,with fellow club member Anna Thornton,where she won a bronze in the Junior International in Munich and a silver in the World Junior Championships in Rio wowed the panel from Sport Nottinghamshire who selected her as winner.

Kyra is currently studying in California and Anna in Washington, where both have generous Sports Scholarships as talented scullers and sweep-oared rowers.

Nottingham Rowing Club's Hannah Stocks from Trowell was nominated as Young Sportsperson of the Year and narrowly missed out on an award.

Sports Development Officer Anna Smith-Clare said: "We are really excited for the future of Kyra and Hannah. Both are very talented young women and we can't wait to see them achieve their rowing dreams."