Tag Archives: Sportswoman of the Year

Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Simone Biles

My shortlist for world sportswoman of 2018 is: Shaunae Miller-Uibo (Bahamas – Athletics) – Unbeaten across five events in 15 races (13 finals and 2 preliminaries) – World lead and three wins at 400m with the world’s fastest time since … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Dina Asher-Smith

As I have done for the previous six years I have decided on my choices as the outstanding British and world sportsman, sportswoman and team in the year 2018. Firstly my choice as the British sportswoman of the year. Some … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2017 is Evgenia Medvedeva

The outstanding sportswomen of 2017 who I considered for my choice of world sportswoman of the year: Svetlana Kolesnichenko the Russian who won four golds in synchronized swimming at the world championships. Laura Dahlmeier the German who won five gold … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2017: Bianca Walkden

As I have done for the last five years I have decided on my choices as the outstanding British and world sportsman, sportswoman and team in the year 2017. Firstly my choice as the British sportswoman of the year for … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2016: Katie Ledecky

My shortlist for world sportswoman of the Year is: Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia – Athletics)- the woman who produced the most extraordinary performance of the Olympics when she smashed the world 10,0000m record.  The record had stood since 1993 and had … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle British Sportswoman of the Year 2016: Rachel Atherton

My annual selection of the outstanding British and World Sportswoman, Sportsman and Team of the Year begins as usual with my choice for the best British Sportswoman of the previous year. Britian had another outstanding Olympics and Paralympics which provides … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportswoman of the Year 2015: Gwen Jorgensen

To be considered for this award a sportswoman will have had an exceptional year. They will usually have to be the world number one or world champion and have set some kind of record. Some of the names I considered … Continue reading

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