BASC Awards

Greg Rutherford

World and Olympic long jump champion, Greg Rutherford, was voted by BASC members as their Athlete of the Year.

As well as triumphing in the Beijing championships, Greg also took top spot at Birmingham, Stockholm and Oslo Diamond League meets, and the Diamond League finals in Zurich, winning the Diamond Race. He exceeded 8m in all competitions this year. It caps an amazing three years at the end of which Greg is the reigning Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European Champion.

2014 Winner: Jo Pavey

 

Aled Sion Davies

Aled Sion Davies was awarded the Susanna Ingram Award for the second year running after dominant performances at the IPC World Championships.

Aled won gold medals in both the F42 discus and the shot. He also broke the world records in both events.  Aled was presented with his award by Welsh legend Christian Malcolm at the Wales National Velodrome. The Susanna Ingram Award is named after a former BASC Committee member who died from her cerebral palsy in 2003.

2014 Winner: Aled Sion Davies

 

Georgina Hermitage

Georgina Hermitage was awarded the Susanna Ingram Award in recognition of her outstanding performances at the IPC World Championships.

Georgie won T37 400m gold medal breaking her own world record. She had already won silver in the T37 100m.  The Susanna Ingram Award is named after a former BASC Committee member who died from her cerebral palsy in 2003.

2014 Winner: Maria Lyle

 

Bobby Clay

The Katharine Merry Trophy was presented by its namesake to Bobby Clay.

The trophy is awarded for the best female Championship performance by a junior athlete (18-19 years old on 31 December in the year of competition). Former tetrathlon Bobby won the 1500m gold medal at the European Junior Championships this year. Bobby, who captained the GB&NI Junior Team, had an outstanding season including a win at the Lausanne Diamond League.

2014 Winner: Dina Asher-Smith

Adam Hague

Pole vaulter Adam Hague is a superb talent and thoroughly deserved his award of the Ron Jewkes Trophy.

The trophy is awarded for the best male Championship performance by a junior athlete (18-19 years old on 31 December in the year of competition). The British Junior pole vault record holder (5.60m) took the gold medal at the European Junior Championship in Ekilstuna with a jump of 5.50m. He is a fearless competitor who also won the Indoor National U20 Championships.

2014 Winner: David Omoregie

 

Catherine Reid

17-year-old Catherine Reid took seconds off her personal best this year to win the BASC Young Athlete of the Year Award.

The award is made for performances over the course of a season by a youth athlete  (16-17 years old on 31 December in the year of competition). Catherine holds the Isle of Man U20 record for 400m and 200m and is currently ranked joint first in the UK U20 400m rankings. She capped an amazing season by winning bronze medal in the IAAF World Youth Championships in Cali.

2014 Winner: Morgan Lake

 

George Evans

Thrower George Evans was named the BASC Young Male Athlete of the Year.

The award is made for performances over the course of a season by a youth athlete  (16-17 years old on 31 December in the year of competition). George won a bronze medal in the discus at the World Youth Championships with a throw of 60.22m. He went on to win silver at the Commonwealth Youth Games behind the world champion. In addition, George has dominated domestic U20 shot put competition this year.

2014 Winner: Thomas Somers

 

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