Sportstars at the top of their game

THE penultimate monthly winners for Leader-Tynan Honda Sportstar of the year award have been announced. 

The November winners include:

 JUNIOR

 Caitlyn Richardson, 16, has been picked in Australia’s swimming team to compete at the Australian Youth Olympic Festival in January. Richardson, of Engadine, won five individual medals at the NSW short course championships with gold in the 100m and 200m backstroke plus two silver and a bronze medal.

 Michaela Campbell, 15, won two individual medals at the recent NSW age swimming championships. Campbell, of Sylvania, won gold in the 100m breaststroke and silver in the 200m breaststroke. She was also a member of two relay teams who won a gold and silver.

 Emily Mifsud, of Sutherland, was picked in the NSW under-18 cricket team. Mifsud, 17, also plays first grade club and scored 145 not out for her school.

 SENIOR

 St George veteran Steve Green keeps on keeping on. He was at it again taking seven wickets and topping 350 wickets for the number of wicket he’s taken in first grade.

 Ashlee Ankudinoff, of Menai, won four gold medals at the Oceania track cycling championships in 20km points race, team pursuit, individual pursuit and the 10km scratch, in Adelaide. This followed her success after winning two silver medals in omnium and team pursuit World Cup, in Scotland.

 Sutherland’s Adam Zampa made an impressive Sheffield Shield debut for NSW against Queensland in Canberra. Zampa took two wickets in the first innings followed by three in the second innings. He also took a wicket in his debut 50-overs game days later.

 MASTERS

  Barbara Murphy, 81, won seven gold medals at the Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast. Murphy, of Woolooware, won six individual golds and was part of the winning 4x50 metre freestyle team.

 Three coronary stents has not slowed Mark Nicholls, 75, down as he celebrated an Australian club masters championship. Nicholls, of Engadine, finished as division team — those aged 75 plus — champion.

 JUNIOR TEAM

 Souci Sea Devils Relay under-18 team won bronze at the recent NSW age swimming championships. The team was Kathy Liu, Michaela Campbell, Caitlyn Richardson and Cody Parsons.

 Sans Souci Sea Devils Relay under-15 team won bronze at the recent NSW SC State Age Swimming Championships. The team was Kathy Liu, Michaela Campbell, Lisa Slojewski and Cody Parsons.

 SENIOR TEAM

 The world simulated emergency response competition team from Port Hacking Lifeguard Club were successful at the World Pool Life Saving Open Interclub Championships in Adelaide. The team of Konakoff, Siobhan Jones, Scott Fisher and Andrew Fisher  created history by being the first to win successive world titles.

 SPORTS CLUB

 Port Hacking Lifeguard Club finished third at the World Pool Life Saving Open Interclub Championships in Adelaide. The club won three gold medals, two silver and five bronze to be the highest ranked club in Australia.

 Wanda Surf Life Saving Club won a world title after the Rescue 2012 World Championships. Wanda won the Youth team world title after two weeks of pool, surf and beach events.

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