Female Sports Performer of the Year

The winner of Female Sports Performer of the Year Award 2016 is Jasmine Royle

Jasmine Royle - Canoe Slalom

Jasmine RoyleJasmine was successful in gaining a place on the GB U23 Team and a place on the GB World Cup Team. Jasmine's best results in the World Cup races were 8th in Italy and 6th in the World Cup Final in Slovenia. She finished the World Cup ranked 8th, contributing to her world ranking of 10th.

The highlight of 2016 for Jasmine was in the U23 European Championships, gaining a European Silver Medal. In addition, Jasmine collected Gold Medals for GB in the World U23 Championships, showing the strength Great Britain has in the sport where she is now ranked 3rd.

Category Finalists

Fiona Prew - Cycling

Building on her incredible 2015, Fiona has had 14 podium finishes from 21 races, 5 wins and 1 series title. In this time Fiona has had two major highlights, securing a place on the Road Time Trial Cycling all time fastest list and a place in the RTTC Hall of Fame.

Later in 2016 Fiona represented Great Britain at the World Amateur Time Trial in Perth where she finished in 4th place. In only her second year of racing Fiona has moved from 10th to 2nd in the Midland rankings.

Sue Bennett - Swimming and Athletics

In 2009 Sue was diagnosed with PBC a progressive, and incurable liver disease, her health deteriorated drastically in May 2015 but Sue received a life saving transplant in June.

After the transplant Sue was determined to enter the British Transplant Games, aiming to bring back a medal for her donor's family. Sue Achieved a Silver meal in the 50m freestyle swim, a silver medal in the 3K Road Run, a Gold in the 1500M and a Gold medal in the 4 x 100m Mixed Relay.

Sue's performance means that she has now been selected to represent Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the World Transplant Games in Malaga 2017.

Contact
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Email: sportsdevelopment@staffordbc.gov.uk
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