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Sports Personality of the Year

Posted: 21st September 2016

The hotly anticipated Braunton Academy Sports Personality of the Year 2016 winner has been announced. The whole school participates in the voting, and candidates are nominated by the PE Department or tutors. From a strong field of six finalists, representing the various sports of volleyball, swimming, rugby, athletics and football, the overall winner was India Martin. Among India's achievements in the past year are: achieving personal bests on the way to winning six gold medals in all of her six events in Devon Swim contests; qualifying for the 100m freestyle at the English Nationals; Surf Lifesaving silver medallist for the sea swim; representing the region in 5 separate swimming events. Well done, India. May you continue to go from strength to strength in the pool. We are very proud of your achievements so far.