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Army Sports Awards: Stars Prepare For Ceremony

The Army Sports Awards will be streamed LIVE on the Forces News Facebook page on Thursday 21 November.

The Army will host their annual sports awards on Thursday 21 November and the celebrations will be streamed LIVE on the Forces News Facebook page and here on Forces Network.

The ceremony will be held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst with six different award winners to be revealed.

The Army Sports Control Board has already announced the victors of two categories.

The women’s cross country & road race team have taken the Team of the Year award after a successful year.

Meanwhile, Lieutenant Colonel Bromley Gardner will be given a Lifetime Achievement award for his services to Army sports.

British Army boxer Natty Ngwenya
Army boxer Lance Sergeant Natty Ngwenya is in contention for the Army Sportsman of the Year award.

Four awards will be revealed on the night - the nominees are:

Sportsman of the Year

Corporal Simon Horsfield – Sailing

Lance Sergeant Natty Ngwenya – Boxing

Corporal Leon Hinds – Martial Arts (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)

Sportswoman of the Year

Lance Corporal Dee Bolakoro – Netball

Major Karen Owen – Martial Arts (Karate)

Corporal Dani Hodgkinson – Athletics

Rising Star of the Year

Private Jessie Lutwyche – Athletics

Captain Katrina Rye – Triathlon

Officer Cadet Kerenza Bryson – Pentathlon

Sports Official of the Year

Warrant Officer Class 2 Nikki Mead - Volleyball

Captain Nikki O’Donnell – Rugby Union

Lietenant Colonel Nav Naivalurua – Rugby League

You can watch the Army Sports Awards LIVE on the Forces News Facebook page and you can keep up to date with all the news going into the event with BFBS Sport on Twitter.