Meet the Vitality Grassroots Sportswoman of the Year award nominees
Revealed: 2019’s shortlists
The shortlist of finalists has been confirmed for The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards 2019, in association with Vitality.
Meet Khadijah Mellah
As a documentary about her rise to success is released, the 18-year-old winner of this year’s Magnolia Cup talks about becoming Britain’s first hijab-wearing jockey
Kosgei sets a marathon world record in Chicago
No woman had come within 90 seconds of Radcliffe’s 2003 mark in London. Kosgei beat it with a stunning time
The Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year
The ultimate accolade for your favourite sportswoman of 2019
Team of the Year
Celebrating the achievements of Britain’s successful collective efforts
Vitality Grassroots Sportswomen of the Year Award
For individuals who have engaged with different groups of people within their community through sport
Disability Sportswoman of the Year
The outstanding performer in a disability sport
Young Sportswoman of the Year
Nominees must have been 21 years old or younger on January 1, 2019
Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration
Recognising truly inspirational endeavour and presented in honour of the late, much-loved sports presenter Helen Rollason
Lifetime Achievement Award
Presented to recognise a lifetime of sporting success
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill DBE
Ennis-Hill stole the nation’s heart in the 2012 Olympics, when she won gold in the heptathlon on Super Saturday. Since then, she has become a three-time world champion, two-time winner...
Ama Agbeze MBE
Agbeze captained the England Netball team to their historic gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth...
Victoria Pendleton CBE
Pendleton is one of Britain’s most successful and most loved cyclists, winning nine world championships...
Rebecca Adlington OBE
In 2008, Adlington became the first British swimmer to win two gold medals at the Olympics for a hundred years. She has competed in four Olympic finals over two Games,...
Chrissie Wellington OBE
Wellington is a four-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion – which consists of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile cycle and a marathon run. She has broken two Ironman world records, and...
Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE
One of Britain’s greatest ever Paralympic athletes and wheelchair racers, Grey-Thompson has won 11 Olympic...
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