Sported and London Youth Games recognise unsung community champions through support of London Sport Awards
London Sport is delighted to have Sported and London Youth Games join a growing roster of organisations showing their support for community sport and physical activity through the London Sport Awards.
Warren King, Nahimul Islam and Adaeze Iheanacho are the shortlisted nominees for Volunteer of the Year in association with London Youth Games.
It’s set to be big night at the Guildhall for Mickela Hall-Ramsay and her London Youth Games team who are also shortlisted in The Young Londoners Award in association with Sported.
Power Mobile Gym and Charlton Athletic Community Trust are also in the running for their incredible work supporting under 25s to start and maintain a physical activity habit for life.
The London Sport Awards, in association with City of London Corporation, returns to the Guildhall in December with limited numbers of tickets on sale now.
Jennie Rivett, London Sport’s Business Development Manager, said:
“It’s fantastic to have Sported and London Youth Games demonstrating their incredible support for grassroots physical activity and sport at our London Sport Awards this year.
“London Sport has worked closely with both organisations for a number of years, and we can’t wait to strengthening these relationships in the build-up to and beyond the Awards.
“Sported and London Youth Games do so much work across the capital to support more Londoners to be active so they’re a perfect fit for our Awards celebrations.”
Nicola Walker, CEO at Sported, said:
“We are delighted to support The Young Londoners Award. It is wonderful and inspiring to celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations who really support young people in London to benefit from being physically active. They really do change lives.”
Andy Dalby-Welsh, Chief Executive at London Youth Games, said:
“London has so much to celebrate across all levels of sport from grassroots through to excellence at Olympic and Paralympic level from athletes to coaching to volunteering. It is our ambition to create the world’s biggest and most inclusive city-focused youth games - we can only achieve that thanks to the incredibly skilled and committed volunteer base in every London borough.
“That’s why we are delighted to support Volunteer of the Year to recognise the people who are the catalyst of community sport for hundreds of thousands of Londoners. Congratulations to all the nominees, we are sure the London Sport Awards will be a memorable occasion, recognising everything that is good about this incredible and diverse sporting city.”