Aberdeen AAC is delighted to have had a successful night at the Aberdeenshire Sports Council Awards with two of our members and two coaches making the shortlist for accolades.
Two went on to win their respective categories, including Kelsey Stewart who was awarded the Adult Female Award for her successes in competing in five consecutive Scottish Senior Championships. Kelsey has represented Scotland in the 4x400m relay at Loughborough International and Manchester International where Scotland won both events. She was also selected for the British 4x400m relay squad for the European U23 Champs. Later this year, Kelsey will be representing Scotland in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Robbie Farquhar won the Young Male Sports Person of the Year due to his determination, work ethic, dedication and commitment to athletics. Robbie is currently ranked at number one in UK for Indoor Pentathlon, second for UK Heptathlon and fourth in UK Decathlon. He’s also ranked number one in Scotland for 60m hurdles, second for 100m hurdles and third for long jump.
Lewis Clow was shortlisted for the Disability Sport Award for his successes as a coach and Frank Gauld for Coach of the Year for his dedication to athletics coaching.
Congratulations to all four – thank you to each of you for your dedication and hard work which goes towards putting Aberdeen on the map as a centre for sporting excellence.