Thanks to the combined generosity of Mansfield’s Rotary Club and Armchair Club two of North Nottinghamshire’s most talented young athletes received SportsAid Awards of £500 this week to help them meet the cost of training and competing.
Tennis player Freya Christie from Hucknall and volleyball player Ieuan Lamb from Ravenshead both received their awards at a special event hosted by Mansfield Rotary Club at the Sherwood Forest Golf Club in Mansfield on April 30. The event was also attended by Olympic silver medal winning GB cyclist Bryan Steel, who was himself supported by SportsAid in the early years of his career.
Photo (from the left): Geoff Waller representing SportsAid in the East Midlands; SportsAid athlete Freya Christie; president of the Mansfield Rotary Club, Paul Bacon; SportsAid athlete Ieuan Lamb; Ian Baggaley representing the Armchair Club of Mansfield; and SportsAid alumnus Bryan Steel, Olympic silver medal winning cyclist (Athens, 2004).
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