ActiveWestminster Awards 2018

The ActiveWestmintser Awards 2018 took place on Friday 7 December 2018 at Lord’s Cricket Ground to celebrate the contribution of individuals and organisations that change lives through their dedication to physical activity, leisure and sport.

The Blend West End Choir Group welcomed guests and the City of London and Westminster Gymnastics Academy opened the awards with a performance, before host, Sky Sports presenter David Garrido took centre stage. Now in its ninth year, the ceremony was also attended by special guests; 6 time Olympian and winner of a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics, Tessa Sanderson, CBE and Commonwealth multiple medallist at table tennis and a Champions of the Future ambassador, Tin-Tin Ho.

Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Community, Cllr David Harvey commented: “The ActiveWestminster Awards celebrates people and organisations who commit to inspiring work in physical activity, leisure and sports to make a real difference to the community.

“The services they provide and their remarkable dedication has an untold impact on the quality of life of people in our city. Therefore, it is important to recognise their outstanding contribution. Congratulations to all the winners and finalists. I’m already looking forward to a bigger and better awards show next year.”

Award category Winner
Champion of the Future Alexia Drositis
London Youth Games Lucas Mandilas
Active Club Westminster Boating Base
Active Coach Julie McNamara
Mariam Sabir Active Volunteer Award Simon Lloyd
Outstanding Contribution Mohamed Elnaiem
Health, Wellbeing and Community Project Paddington Development Trust - Mozart Community Project
Active Inclusive Award  Rashmi Becker & Step Change Studios
Active Place or Space Sayers Croft Forest School
Active Schools St Saviours C of E Primary School

Last updated: 11 December 2018
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