Highlights from the Out For Sport Awards 2023

Out for Sport Awards 2023 Winners
Out for Sport Awards 2023 Winners

The Out For Sport Awards 2023 was an evening of jubilation, camaraderie and recognition, honoring the outstanding achievements and contributions of LGBTQ+ sports clubs, teams and individuals. Held on Friday November 24 at the lovely Clifford Chance offices in Canary Wharf, the event showcased the remarkable journey of those who have made a significant impact in the LGBTQ+ sports community.

Key Highlights:

  • Club of the Year: Knockout Boxing’s historic affiliation with England Boxing and their outstanding growth.
  • Most Inclusive Club: London Royals Hockey Club’s groundbreaking initiatives supported by Nike Diversity Inclusion funding.
  • Tournament of the Year: Camden Shorinji Kempo Club’s non-gendered tournament challenging traditional norms in a male-dominated sport.
  • Emerging Club of the Year: LDN Riders’ meteoric rise, community contributions and commitment to inclusivity.
  • Individual Triumphs: Kavita Kapoor’s rare 4th-level black belt achievement at Camden Shorinji Kempo Club.
  • Ivan Bussens Award: Robert Dufton from Not So Trad, recognised for his impactful contributions to LGBTQ+ climbing and sports.

Experience the Success

For a comprehensive list of winners and inspiring stories, visit the Out For Sport Awards page. Join us in celebrating the diversity and excellence in LGBTQ+ sports and consider becoming a sponsor to support this inclusive initiative. Together, let’s continue building a more diverse, accepting and supportive sports community.

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