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Disabled Sportsperson of
the Year 

Open to any disabled sportsperson who has excelled as an individual or as part of a team in one or more sports. This award recognises two athletes, one at a community-based level and one at a performance-based level. Achievements by nominees will only be considered if they have occurred during the qualifying period of 1 April 2023 to 1 April 2024.


  • Only individual nominations will be accepted (teams are eligible for the Teams category)

  • This category is eligible for all gender identities and age groups

  • Performance level is considered to be a sport played at a competition level nationally or internationally

  • Community level is considered to be a sport played locally, regionally, competitively (as an amateur), or socially. It can be within a registered club or an unaffiliated sports group or team 

  • Judges will also take into account involvement and commitment to the sport on and off the field. Any relevant examples of the nominee going above and beyond within their sport will be considered

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