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November 8, 2016

 

The British newspaper ‘The Sunday Times’ in association with ‘Vitality’ honors for 29 consecutive years the UK and Ireland Sportswoman of the year, with the respective awarding ceremony. This year, a European Taekwondo star that has been getting brighter as time passes, is shortlisted among the finalists for The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards 2016. The Welsch taekwondo double Olympian Jade Jones, along with five more leading sportswomen claims two (2) awards for her outstanding contribution to sport.

 

1st Nomination

The Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year - Favorite Sportswoman of 2016

Nicola Adams (boxing)

Charlotte Dujardin (equestrian)

Jade Jones (taekwondo)

Johanna Konta (tennis)

Dame Sarah Storey (track/road cycling)

Laura Trott (track cycling)

 

2nd Nomination - Olympian of the Year

Nicola Adams (boxing)

Saskia Clark & Hannah Mills (sailing)

Charlotte Dujardin (equestrian)

Helen Glover & Heather Stanning (rowing)

Jade Jones (taekwondo)

Laura Trott (track cycling)

 

The voting for the award winner is public, which endorses the awards with credibility and of course popularity. The Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year awards are among the most famous, prominent and influential in the British sporting calendar. All nominees are females who inspire women of all ages to actively participate in sports, promote a healthy lifestyle and a dynamic spirit.

For the ones interested in voting, you can visit the awards website: swoty2016.co.uk

The Award will take place at the News UK Headquarters in London Bridge on Thursday, December 8.

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