Phoebe and Penny have been shortlisted for the prestigious award by The Times
The Times have announced their shortlisted athletes for The Sportswomen of the Year Awards, including archery’s own Penny Healey and Phoebe Paterson Pine.
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Penny Healey- “Young Sportswomen of the Year”
The world number 2 ranked recurve archer Penny Healey has been shortlisted in the category “Young Sportswomen of the Year”. At 18 years of age, Penny has had the best season of her career in 2023, becoming the European Games champion, a World Cup Finalist, and the National Tour champion. Her advice to archers is to work hard and enjoy what you do! “You shoot your best when you're having fun, and the hard work is what helps you reach your full potential as an archer.”
Phoebe Paterson Pine - “Citi Disability Sportswomen of the Year”
The second nominee from Archery GB is Phoebe Paterson Pine, currently sitting at no.3 in the world, she is also the 2021 Tokyo Paralympic champion. Phoebe has been shortlisted in the “Citi Disability Sportswomen of the Year” category, against other inspirational athletes Emma Wiggs MBE and Hannah Cockroft. This year, Phoebe has won a gold doubles medal at the World Para Championships and mixed team gold at the European Para Championships to name a few of her achievements.
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