Having won three gold medals and three silver medals in her six 2019 events, Claire Cashmore has been shortlisted by The Sunday Times for their Disability Sportswoman of the Year award.
Cashmore has had a very successful 2019, claiming first or second in all six of her races this year. She also sits top of the ITU Paratriathlon rankings for the female PTS5 classification, with two golds and a silver medal in the three 2019 ITU World Paratriathlon Series events.
Following a public vote, Cashmore was named on the shortlist which will see its winner chosen by a panel of well-known female former athletes from across British sport, as part of The Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year awards. These prestigious awards, now in their 32nd year, will be awarded at an awards ceremony on 21 November celebrating women’s sport in 2019.
Following her nomination Cashmore said, “It was a real shock to be nominated for this very prestigious award, so thank you very much to everyone for their time in nominating me.”
Shortlisted alongside Cashmore are, canoeist Charlotte Henshaw, cyclist Sarah Storey and swimmer Alice Tai. You can find out more about the shortlist and the awards via the button below.