The British Wrestling community gathered in anticipation as the winners of the inaugural British Wrestling Community Awards were announced this past Saturday.
The first of its kind, this annual event aims to recognise and celebrate the exceptional contributions of individuals and organisations within the wrestling community. After much deliberation and scrutiny from the panel representing the three
English Regions and three Home Nations, the winners in each category have been revealed.
Aspull Warriors Wrestling Club has emerged triumphant as the Club of the Year. This remarkable wrestling club has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to the development of its young wrestlers, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment for wrestlers of all ages and skill levels. Aspull Warriors Wrestling Club has proven its dedication to promoting the sport of wrestling within the community, making it a worthy recipient of this prestigious award.
Mo Osman has been bestowed with the title of Coach of the Year. His tireless efforts and unwavering commitment to his athletes have set him apart as an exceptional mentor and guide. Mo’s expertise and passion for wrestling have not only shaped the skills of his students but have also instilled in them a deep love for the sport. His coaching has been instrumental in the success of numerous wrestlers, making him a true asset to the British wrestling community.
The Scottish Open has been crowned Event of the Year. This exceptional event provided a platform for wrestlers from across the nation to showcase their skills and passion for the sport. The Scottish Open has undoubtedly set a bar for well-run competitions and left a lasting impression on both participants and spectators alike.
Danoush Jowkar has been honoured as the Junior Male Wrestler of the Year. His exceptional talent, dedication, and determination have set him apart as a rising star in the wrestling world. Danoush’s relentless pursuit of excellence and his remarkable achievements make him a true role model for aspiring young wrestlers across the country.
Mia Kipling has been recognized as the Junior Female Wrestler of the Year. Her extraordinary skills, unwavering commitment, and remarkable sportsmanship have made her a standout performer in her category. Mia’s passion for wrestling and her remarkable achievements make her an inspiration to young female wrestlers nationwide.
Harvey Ridings has been crowned the Senior Male Wrestler of the Year. His outstanding performances and unwavering dedication to the sport, having moved to the USA to pursue wrestling, have earned him this well-deserved accolade. Harvey’s commitment to excellence and his dedication to wrestling have set him apart as a true champion.
TJ Baker has been honoured as the Senior Female Wrestler of the Year. Her exceptional skills, perseverance, and sportsmanship have earned her this prestigious award. TJ’s passion for wrestling and her exemplary performances make her a role model for female wrestlers across the nation.
David Ong has been recognized as the Volunteer of the Year for his selfless contributions and invaluable support to the British wrestling community. David’s dedication and unwavering commitment have made a significant impact, from supporting the performance pathway to his work at the City of Manchester Wrestling Club helping to nurture and grow the sport of wrestling at the grassroots level he is tireless in his support of the sport.
The British Wrestling Community Awards evening showcased the immense talent, passion, and dedication prevalent within the wrestling community. British Wrestling wishes to thank all of those who nominated someone for the first edition of the community awards. The nominations demonstrated some of the amazing activities going on across the United Kingdom and whilst not everyone can win an award there are many deserving of such accolades. These deserving winners have set the bar high for the future and their achievements will undoubtedly inspire the further strengthening of the sport’s future in the UK.