Share your Isle of Wight experiences of the impact of Covid-19 on sports (updated)

Clare will be using the judging panel opportunity to get a balanced message out there about the devastating effect Covid has had on grassroots sport.

Clare Griffin

One year ago, West Wight Sports and Community Centre manager Clare Griffin won the Sunday Times Grassroots Sportswoman of the Year 2019 Award.

Now Clare has been invited to the 2020 Sportswoman of the Year awards and will be on a panel discussing the effect of Covid on grassroots sport.

Clare Griffin with her Sunday Times Award

Other panel members include Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds OBE. The panel will be chaired by Sunday Times sports journalist Rebecca Myers.

The awards night will be virtual this year and will be shown online on Wednesday, 25th November, from 18.30 to 19.30.

Covid having impact on grassroots sport
Clare said,

“I want to get a balanced message out there about the devastating effect Covid is having on grassroots sport, especially in a place like the Isle of Wight.”

To watch the awards ceremony online, register now on the Website.

Article edit
11.25am 24th Nov 2020 – appeal for experiences removed


News shared by Sue on behalf of West Wight Sports and Community Centre. Ed

Monday, 23rd November, 2020 12:12pm

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