London Sport Awards 2019
On 14 March 2019, the home of English Rugby, Twickenham, will become the home of grassroots sport, as sporting organisations and individuals come together to celebrate the achievements of those helping to make London the world’s most physically active city.
The London Sport Awards is London community sport’s showpiece event, recognising the best of the best of grassroots physical activity and sport in the capital.
The first London Sport Awards took place in January 2016 at Lord’s Cricket Ground and has since been held at prestigious locations including the indigo at the o2 and Wembley Stadium.
Each year, a collection of incredible individuals and groups are recognised for their outstanding work in helping Londoners to be more physically active.
The London Sport Awards recognises everyone from clubs and volunteers to those making an impact on the capital’s workforce, children and young people and those harnessing the power of elite sport.
Every single winner of a London Sport Award is celebrated with a spot in our illustrious Hall of Fame which can be found here.
Adrian Klemens, Volunteer of the Year 2018 winner:
“I felt very honoured and humbled that my fellow coaches nominated me for the Award. Personally, the win is just as important for me as it is for my family and my fellow coaches.
“To see the work, I put in get recognised, it gives everyone a lift for all the effort and challenges we face.”
Arfan Akram, 2019 Awards Judge:
“Recognising inspirational athletes, communities, organisations and programmes and allowing them to grow and engage with a wider community. The Awards platform allows exactly that.”
Laura-Jane Connolly, Core Arts, Club of the Year 2018 winner:
“We were very grateful to have won the Club of the Year Award, which created a great platform for us to be noticed, create awareness and be successful in securing funding and making key partnerships.
“I felt really privileged to have all my hard work recognised by such a prestigious award, and our members also felt very proud of being part of Core Sport.
“Even though the competition is tough across London, to win an Award is a real honour and achievement and helps clubs and projects in a positive way.”
Anna Kent, Snow-Camp Charity, finalists for The London Together Award 2018:
“We love that London Sport bring together organisations who are making an impact in the city. We were keen to have the finalist logo because it’s a badge of honour, we’re proud to be endorsed and supported by London Sport.”
The Awards in Numbers
24 – Number of London Sport Award winners since 2016
1,000 – More than 1,000 people have attended the London Sport Awards
3 – Number of host venues of the London Sport Awards (Lord’s, o2 and Wembley – Twickenham will be the fourth)
500 – In excess of 500 nominations have been received for the London Sport Awards since 2016
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