SWIMMING: City club COPS win two top awards

Jamie Scholes won the Young Performer of the Year award.

Jamie Scholes won the Young Performer of the Year award.

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City of Peterborough Swimming Club (COPS) picked up two top prizes at the annual Cambridgeshire Living Sport Awards presentation evening last night (November 26).

They collected the team of the year award after winning 18 medals at the British and English National Championships in 2015 and Jamie Scholes was the recipient of the Young Sports Performer of the Year award.

Jamie won a gold and two silver medals at the British Championships in Sheffield and also represented England in an International meet in Italy.

There was also a Peterborough winner in the Disabled Sports Performer of the Year category. That honour went to Peterborough City Rowing Club member James Fox, who is a Paralympic Rowing World Champion and a Rio Paralympic hopeful.

Award winners:

Coach of the Year (sponsored bySport England) - LAURA BEVIS

Community Club of the Year (Amateur) (sponsored by Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust) - CAMBRIDGE CITY HOCKEY CLUB

Community Volunteer of the Year (sponsored by Cambridge News) - ANDREW ROBB

Disabled Sports Performer of the Year (sponsored by Anglia Ruskin University) - JAMES FOX

Jonnie Peacock Award - REBECCA GRIFFITHS

Matthew Warn Power of Sport - TEAM BEX

Primary School of the Year (sponsored by Sports Xtra) - HISTON & IMPINGTON JUNIOR SCHOOL

Secondary School of the Year – NORTH CAMBRIDGE ACADEMY

Outstanding Achievement for Continued Contribution – JACK HUNT SCHOOL

Services to Sport (sponsored by Vivacity Culture & Leisure) - JIM HILL

Sports Performer of the Year (sponsored by 3B Design & Print) - HOLLIE PARKER

Team of the Year (sponsored by Barclays) - CITY OF PETERBOROUGH SWIMMING CLUB

Workplace of the Year (sponsored by Living Sport) - LUMINUS

Young Community Volunteer of the Year (sponsored by Alconbury Weald) - EMILY WHITE

Young Sports Performer of the Year (sponsored by ChromaSport & Trophies) - JAMIE SCHOLES

Judge’s Choice Award - DON HUTCHINSON