The Scottish Sports Awards 2022, hosted by Team Scotland and sportscotland, took place on Wednesday 7 December 2022, celebrating the success of individuals, schools, clubs and teams across the whole of Scottish sport.
A host of sporting stars, including medallists from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games attended the evening at the prestigious Edinburgh International Conference Centre. 14 winners were crowned, with all proceeds from the night donated to the Team Scotland Youth Trust.
Brothers Neil and Andrew Simpson became the first winter sports athletes ever to be named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year, adding their names to the historic Lonsdale Trophy alongside past winners such as Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Andy Murray and Dame Katherine Grainger.
2022 AWARD WINNERS
Scottish Sportsperson of the Year – Lonsdale Trophy: Neil Simpson MBE with Andrew Simpson MBE (Skiing)
Male Athlete of the Year: Jake Wightman, (Athletics)
Female Athlete of the Year: Laura Muir (Athletics)
Para Athlete of the Year: Neil Simpson MBE with Andrew Simpson MBE (Skiing)
Young Athlete of the Year – Sir Peter Heatly Trophy: Niamh Mitchell (Boxing)
Team of the Year: Team GB Olympic Women’s Curling Team
Coach of the Year – sponsored by EICC: David Murdoch MBE (Curling)
Sporting Moment of the Year: Eilish McColgan (Athletics) Birmingham 2022 10,000m gold
Community Hero of the Year: Raza Sadiq (Active Life Club)
Governing Body of the Year: Scottish Handball
School Sport Award: Rosebank Primary School
Club Sport Award: Falkirk Junior Bike Club
Sustainability in Scottish Sport Award: GEO Foundation
Hall of Fame: Dario Franchitti (Motor Sport)
Special Recognition Award: Stewart Harris (sportscotland)
Final shortlists can be found HERE.