Celebrating sporting success

Earlier this month, students and staff came together to end what was another successful year for sport at Swansea University at the Sports Awards 2024, which took place at the Brangwyn Hall.

The Sports Awards evening provides an opportunity for staff and students who have participated in Student Sport this academic year, to come together to share successes and celebrate one another.

This years event, organised by the Sport Swansea Team, celebrates the considerable sporting achievements of our students and staff and saw over 400 students attend the annual celebration.

The event was opened by the Executive Dean and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Keith Lloyd, and hosted by Rugby commentator Jor Byrnes, who ensured the audience remained entertained throughout the whole evening. Awards were presented to winners by members of the Senior Leadership Team, the Student’s Union and the Sport Swansea team.

There were 12 winners in all, including:

  • Charitable Club of the Year (highest amount per member): Medics Rugby
  • Charitable Club of the Year (highest amount overall): Men's Rugby Union
  • Most Improved Club of the Year: Fencing
  • Social Media Account of the Year: Tanwen Moon, Cheerleading
  • Varsity Team of the Year: Women's Football
  • Sportsman of the Year: Panayiotis Panaretos, Swimming
  • Sportswoman of the Year: Amy Cole, Cycling
  • Team of the Year: Rugby League
  • Committee Member of the Year: Charlotte Williams, Tennis
  • Coach of the Year: Carlos Symes, Rugby Union
  • Club of the Year: Netball
  • Sport Recognition Award: Hayley Baker

During the awards, the guests indulged in a delicious two course meal and a talent content followed by the trusty honesty box and some humorous stories before heading to The Cove to dance the night away.

You can check out all the winners on the Sport Swansea Instagram channel here.

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