16 January 2019
Glasgow’s Sports Person of the Year Awards 2018 recognises those men, women and organisations that have made a massive impact on the city through sport in 2018.
The commitment and achievements of so many have contributed to another spectacular year of sport for Glasgow and these awards are the city’s opportunity to recognise and thank them for their efforts.
In October, we asked you to nominate worthy candidates across a number of categories. Those nominations were then poured over by a top team of judges looking for the talent, dedication and skill needed to be a winner.
There are 10 categories covering a host of talent and the nominees are as follows:
Evening Times Glasgow Disabled Athlete of the Year 2018
Ross Paterson (Athletics), Hannah Dines (Race Running), Andrew Mullen (Swimming)
Glasgow Club of the Year 2018
Glasgow Gladiators Disability Sports Club, Victoria Park Athletics Club, Easterhouse Phoenix Boxing Club
European Championships 2018 Glasgow Team of the Year
Glasgow City FC, Hillhead Jordanhill RFC Women’s Rugby Team, Shawlands Academy Girls Rugby Team
Evening Times Young Sportsperson of the Year 2018
Demi Adams (Gymnastics), Carly Girasoli (Football), Lusia Steele (Cycling), Andrew Lappin (Judo)
Glasgow GOLD School Sports Awards 2018
Primary: Aultmore Park, Haghill Park, Merrylee, Pollokshields, St Francis of Assisi and Royston
Secondary: Eastbank Academy and Hyndland Secondary
University of Strathclyde Student Athlete of the Year 2018
David McMath (Shooting), Rachel Houston (Canoeing), Abtaha Maqsood (Cricket)
Year of Young People 2018 Glasgow Young Volunteer of the Year
Faye Restall (Glasgow Fever Basketball), Stuart Crossan (Pollok Utd Soccer Academy), Kamil Cybulski (Glasgow Devils Basketball), Brogan Carberry (Notre Dame Secondary)
Glasgow Coach of the Year 2018
Sandra Stevenson (Gymnastics), Brian Hewitt (Judo), Andy Young (Athletics)
Evening Times Glasgow Volunteer of the Year 2018
Stuart Crossan (Pollok Utd Soccer Academy), Abdul Bostani (Afghan United), Anne Glass (Drumchapel Cycle Hub)
Glasgow Community Project of the Year 2018
Easterhouse Phoenix, Whitacres Community Sports Hub
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Friday 1st February 2019 at the Glasgow City Chambers. In addition to the above categories, we'll also reveal winners for the prestigious Glasgow Service to Sport Lifetime Achievement Award, Lord Provost’s Award and our overall Sports Person of the Year. Good luck to all the nominees!