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SPORT: Local sporting heroes honoured
10:51am Wednesday 25th September 2013 in Sport News
ATHLETES, sports clubs, coaches and volunteers from across Wiltshire and Swindon were honoured at last night's Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards at County Hall in Trowbridge.
Former Englang rugby captain Phil de Glanville hosted the ceremony, with London 2012 Paralympic cyclist Mark Colbourne, who won three medals at last summer's games, also on hand to present awards.
Wiltshire and Swindon Sports Awards winners:
Sports personality of the year: Emily Benham (Salisbury)
Sports personality of the year (athlete with a disability): Martin Lane (Swindon).
Highly commended award: Jonah Wright (Trowbridge)
Young sports personality of the year: Jake Ness (Salisbury)
Official of the year: Andrew Evans (Trowbridge)
Roger Byrne unsung hero of the year: Debbie Adlam (Alderbury)
Highly commended award: Diane Lee (Swindon)
Long service to sport award: Dave Amey (Salisbury), David and Shirley Bullock (Swindon), Fred Kerley (Calne) and John Stow (Swindon).
Young Volunteer of the year: Tom North (Chippenham)
Highly commended award: Swindon Dolphins amateur swimming club young volunteer team
Coach of the year (participation): Brian Roberts (Swindon)
Coach of the year (high performance): Deb How (Swindon)
Inclusion Coach of the year: Tony Ellis (Swindon)
Young Coach of the year: Jonnie Crowley (Devizes)
Sports Club/Team of the year: Sarum Orienteers (Salisbury)
Highly commended award: Swindon Dolphins amateur swimming club
Most Innovative Club of the year: Wiltshire Martial Arts (Melksham)
Most Inclusive Club of the year: Swindon Shock Wheelchair Basketball
Achievement and Recognition Award: Chris Penelhum (Trowbridge)
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