Search

Holloway trio head honours list at Islington School Sports Awards

14:56 09 July 2014

Asanteni Charles, Islington

Asanteni Charles, Islington's secondary school sportswoman of the year for 2014

Dieter Perry

Three Holloway students have been acclaimed for their achievements during the past year at the annual Islington School Sports Awards.

Support your community by viewing your local businesses

Please wait

You will be able to read the article in 5 seconds

Thank you for supporting your local community

You may now read the article

Asanteni Charles was named as the borough’s secondary school sportswoman of the year, while James Slade collected the sportsman of the year award.

Tomique Gibson, also from Holloway School, was one of three winners of the exceptional performance athlete accolade, alongside Kai Ghazi-Timms (St Mary Magdalene Academy) and Ella Henson (Highbury Fields).

In all, 59 Islington schools nominated individuals and teams for the awards, which were presented at a ceremony attended by the mayor, Cllr Theresa Debono, and the council’s deputy leader Cllr Janet Burgess.

Abdirahman Abdi (Richard Cloudesley School) won the special school sportsman of the year award, while Gracie-Leigh Dunkley of St Andrew’s (Barnsbury) was named primary school sportswoman of the year.

Zachariah Addo (St Mark’s) was the primary school sportsman of the year, with St Mary Magdalene’s Under-11 boys’ table tennis squad taking the primary school sports team of the year award.

The secondary school team awards went to the Year 7 netball team at Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School (girls) and the year 10 St Aloysius’ College football team (boys).

Sarah Taylor Reid (Highbury Fields) received the school sports volunteer of the year award, while Hannah Basic (Elizabeth Garrett Anderson) was sports leader of the year and Stephan Partridge (Finsbury Park RFC) was Sport Islington volunteer of the year.

Lions Sports and Islington Handball Club shared the Sport Islington club of the year award, while Eritrean Youth Club were named as the Sports Islington organisation of the year.

Fencer Dominic de Almeida won the overall sportsman of the year award, with Nadia Jersey (waterskiing) declared sportswoman of the year.

Michael MacNeill, the chairman of Sport Islington, said: “The awards were a great celebration of Islington sporting talent – be it performer, official, organiser, coach or club.”

Latest Sport Stories

Sunday, November 23, 2014
Manchester United's Robin Van Persie (left) and Arsenal's Mikel Arteta (right) battle for the ball

Captain Mikel Arteta is adamant that Arsenal’s first home Premier League defeat in more than a year was thoroughly undeserved.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere reacts after suffering an injury during the game against Manchester United

Arsenal 1 Manchester Utd 2

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Left to right: Zak Chelli Sr (coach), Yahia Chelli, Zak Chelli, Tony Lucas (coach)

Times ABC coach Tony Lucas hopes the Chelli brothers can put the club “back on the map” with success at this weekend’s prestigious King of the Ring tournament.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Yerbury School squad, who won the Islington Schools Swimming Gala for the second year running

Yerbury were crowned borough champions for the second year running in the Islington Schools’ Swimming Gala at Ironmonger Row baths.

Most read sport

Eddie said that despite being sexually attracted to children, he’s never committed a crime and that there’s many more like him.

PM speaks out after Lee Rigby report is made public calling one internet firm a ‘safe haven’.

Social network named in media reports as the platform used by extremists and criticised in government report.

The security services were not in a position to stop the attack on Lee Rigby, but an internet firm might have been able to help foil the plot.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the $m.global.archantvariables.NewspaperTitle e-edition today E-edition