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Celebrating Local Sporting Heroes - Bedford Sports Awards 2019

December 11, 2019 4:52 PM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Mayor Dave Hodgson at the Bedford Sports Awards 2019Monday 9th December saw the local Sports Awards ceremony take place at Bedford Corn Exchange, celebrating local sporting heroes from across the Borough.

These Awards have been running for over 20 years and have become a key date in the local sporting calendar, bringing together nominees across eleven categories including athletes, clubs, coaches and volunteers, celebrating their hard work and dedication.

Over 100 nominations were received this year across the Awards, with a panel of 20 judges deciding this year's winners.

Winners this year include Bedford Hockey Club winning Sports Club of the Year who, in their 125th anniversary year, have had seven promotions and two club youngsters selected for England U16 and U18 teams; and Tennyson James who won the Adult Sports Personality of the Year following his outstanding success in athletics this year.

The Bedford Sports Awards are sponsored by The Harpur Trust, No Limits, University of Bedfordshire, Fusion Lifestyle, Bedford College, Teams Beds & Luton, Times & Citizen, The Rotary Club of Bedford Park, R&C Coaching, Guidant Global, Bedford Sports Foundation and Bedford Borough Council.

To see the full list of nominees and winners for this year's Sports Awards visit www.bedford.gov.uk/sportsawards.