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Junior Sportperson of the Year
Junior Sportsperson of the Year - Sponsored by Bubble and Scruff
Awarded in recognition of a
sportsperson, under 18 years old, who has exhibited the highest
level of skill, performance, dedication and commitment to their
sport during the judging period.
This category is open to individuals aged 17 years
or younger on 1 January 2016.
Gold - Miri Taylor - Football
Miri wears the number 35 shirt for Chelsea
Ladies and is the youngest player to ever play for their first
It’s been a fantastic two years for her.
In that time she has captained England under 15s, played for the
under 17s and been on the reserve list for the under 18 World
Cup. She made her Chelsea reserve debut a year ahead of
schedule, winning man of the match in the process, and has appeared
on Champions League team sheets.
Silver - Madi Rowlands - Skiing
Madi qualified for the 2016 Winter Youth
Olympics in both halfpipe and slopestyle. She gained Team GB’s
first ever gold medal on snow in the halfpipe and went on to win a
bronze medal in the slopestyle. In March 2016 she was also
named Sky Sportswoman of the month and was a finalist for the
prestigious Olympic Piotr Nurowski Award. Madi continued her
season by gaining two top ten results at the World Halfpipe and
Bronze - Molly Harvey
Molly lives and breathes judo. She is
ranked GB number one in the 15-17 cadet age group and the 18-21
junior age group and is ranked senior number two. Molly has
won five bronze cadet world ranking medals in the last two years,
one of which she won after moving up a weight division. Molly
moves up to junior category next year and will be joining the
Olympic 2020 qualifying cycle.