Announcing 2019’s award winners: Dina Asher-Smith, England’s Netball team and more
The winners of The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards 2019 in association with Vitality have been announced at a star-studded ceremony at the News UK offices at London Bridge.
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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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