Otago sports awards success
Alexandra cyclist Sophie Williamson,won the junior sportswoman category in the Otago Sports Awards on the weekend. Williamson was fourth in the Junior World Road Racing Championships last year. Wanaka-based freeskier Beau-James Wells was pipped for the junior sportsman of the year trophy, which went to south Otago sprinter Andrew Whyte. The Upper Clutha Tracks Trust won the innovation in sport award for their work on the development of recreational tracks around Wanaka. Members have built more than 100km of tracks since the trust’s inception in 2006.