The county are once again recognising commitment to Sussex badminton and were delighted to welcome Karen Chapman to present the awards. Karen badminton CV is one to be admired…
Represented the county 73 times
National doubles champion in 1980
Won gold in doubles at the European individual event in 1984
Won two golds in the 1982 Common wealth games (Team and individual mixed) and also a bronze in the ladies doubles at the same event.
In 1983 she won a bronze in the mixed doubles world championships in Copenhagon
…and 37 full senior caps for England.
Not bad huh?!
Debuts Scott Haysom and Eloise Matthews
Debuts Evan Gill, Bea Noakes, Howard Gill, Tom Knowles.
25 appearances (bronze)
Chris Jones Jonty Russ Helen Merrett, Andrew Brownlie, David Askey (not in photo Phil Troke)
Gold medal 100 appearances Will Hilton Jackson
Silver medal 50 appearances Linda Park
Debut – Ed Thorn
150 award (174 appearances ) Cathy Bargh
200 award (214 Appearances) Sara Foster
Special award in recognition of services to Sussex – Karen Chapman Gain
Silver award 50 caps (Amber Roberts, Hannah Seagrave, Kim George, Dean George, Sean Such, Mark Burtenshaw, David King (not in photo Freya Hodgson, Gareth Cook)