Darcy Wade was awarded the August Gippstar “Open” Award for his efforts as a Modern Pentathlete. Darcy was selected to represent Australia at the Youth World Championships in Budapest. The Modern Pentathlon consists of a 200m swim, horse riding, epee fencing, shooting with a laser and running 3.2km.
Our August Gippstar “Junior” Award winner was Toby Radford in Polocross. Toby was part of the U12 Victorian Polocrosse team, who were the winners at the Albury Junior Classic. Tody was awarded Best No.3 at this National Competition. Today also competed at the Victorian Polocrosse Championships in May 2017, and was presented with Best Horse with his horse Flo Jo in the E Grade competition.
Congratulations to all our winners!
September nominations for Gippstar will close on 7th October 2017.
Please note that you can nominate for the following categories as well:
- Team of the Year
- Club of the Year
- Special Achiever Award
- Gippsland Sporting Champion
These Annual awards can be nominated at any time during the current Gippstar year.
If you would like to recognize the sporting achievements of a Gippsland athlete or any of the above categories, nominations can be made online at the Gippsland Sports Academy website www.sportgippsland.org.au/gippstar