Vote for Sarah Stevenson to win William Hill award

Sarah Stevenson.
Sarah Stevenson.

WORLD champion Sarah Stevenson is on the shortlist for the inaugural William Hill Sports Woman of the Year award.

Stevenson, who was recently crowned Sunday Times Sports Woman of the Year, is joined by heptathlete Jessica Ennis and world champion swimmer Rebecca Adlington, among others, on the list.

The winner will be determined by a public vote over the next few days.

Sarah, 28, from Bentley, won gold at the Tae Kwon Do World Championships in May.

She later lost both her mother and father to cancer. ;

William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams said: “Over thirty different sports women were voted for and we believe this is a very comprehensive list for female sporting achievement in 2011.

“It is now up to the public to decide who will win the first ever William Hill Sports Woman Of The Year.”

Register your vote online at http://bit.ly/SWOTY2011 before midday on December 20.

The winner of the award receives a trophy, a VIP trip to the William Hill King George on Boxing Day, plus a £1,000 charity bet on the big race, as well as a personal free bet of £1000.

Shortlist:

Rebecca Adlington: Won a gold and silver medal at the World Aquatics Championship in Shanghai.

Charlotte Edwards: Captain of the all conquering England Women’s Cricket Team.

Jessica Ennis: UK No.1 Heptathlete, won silver at World Championships.

Tamsin Greenway: captain Of The Surrey Storm, bronze medal winner at the netball World Championships.

Helen Jenkins: British No.1 Triathlete, qualified for Olympics after winning the Hyde Park Event.

Sarah Stevenson: Won gold at the 2011 Tae Kwon Do World Championships.

Kelly Smith: England striker who competed in the Women’s Football World Cup earlier this year.

Hayley Turner: Rode 83 winners in 2011, including two Group One wins.

Beth Tweddle: Grabbed gold at European Gymnastics in Berlin.

Chrissie Wellington: Added a fourth Ironman World Championship title in 2011.