University Sports Personality of Year to be named

24 April 2012

The winner of the 2012 University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year Award will be announced at the prestigious Blues Awards ceremony next week.

Five student athletes feature on the shortlist for the award – swimmers Jess Dickons, Michael Jamieson and Andrew Willis, as well as badminton player Alex Huttunen and 400m hurdler Jack Green.

The winner will be decided by members of the Students’ Union Sports Association, who get to vote for the athlete of their choice.

The 2012 Sports Personality of the Year will be announced at the Blues Awards ceremony, which takes place at Bath’s magnificent Assembly Rooms on Wednesday 2 May.

The event is one of the highlights of the student sporting calendar in Bath and is an opportunity to pay tribute to student athletes and their coaches who have excelled in the current academic year.

Other awards that will be presented on the night include BUCS Team of the Year, Club of the Year and the Ivor Powell Award for Coaching Excellence.

The Blues Awards are organised by the Students’ Union Sports Association.

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The University of Bath is The Sunday Times University of the Year 2011/12.

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