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Kriss Akabusi presents the Sports Awards

Today celebrity Kriss Akabusi presented the RLC Sports Awards at Corps Open Day. The awards recognise excellence and sporting achievements by serving members of the Corps.

Kriss Akabusi previously served in the Royal Corps of Signals and Army Physical Training Corps, before embarking on an athletics career. Akabusi won medals at  both the Olympic and Commonwealth games, and set the fastest British record for 400m hurdles, which still stands today.

Listed below are this years winners:

Sports Team of the Year – 6 Regt – Basketball Team
Runner up RLC Sports Team – 17 Port & Maritime – RLC Nordic Ski
Joint Second Runner up RLC Sports Team – 9 Regt – Ladies Cross Country
RLC Sports Coach 2014 – WO2 (SSM) S I Ridsdel
Joint Runner-up RLC Sports Coach – WO2 David Downing
Runner up RLC Young Sportsman – Pte Matthew Lamont
Joint Second Runner-up RLC Young Sportsman – Pte James Milburn
Hemming Belt Winner for Boxing – Lance Corporal A Murphy-Winn
Runner up RLC Young Sportsman 2014 – Pte M Lamont
Joint Second Runner up RLC Young Sportsman 2014 – Pte J S Milburn
RLC Sportsman 2014 – Pte S Broadbridge
RLC Sports Personality 2014 – LCpl Osman Muskwe
Runner up RLC Sportsman 2014 – Major Richard Barrett
Second Runner up RLC Sportsman 2014 – LCpl Ramesh Gurung
RLC Sportsman 2014 – Cpl G J Fostin
RLC Young Sportswoman 2014 – Pte Megan Walford
Second Runner up RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Sgt Michelle Higgins
Runner up RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Lt L M M Powell
RLC Sportswoman 2014 – Cpl E Jones


The Royal Logistic Corps

Congratulations to RLC soldier LCpl Stu Elvin of the Mission Training and Mobilisation Centre (MTMC), Bassingbourn Barracks, who has received two bronze medals at the World Rowing Indoor Championships 2021. LCpl Elvin has represented the Army in rowing for a number of years. Having individually qualified at the British Championships for the Men's (age 30-39) 500m to race at the World Championships, he was also selected to represent the Armed Forces in the Men's Team race. The races took place on 23 Feb 21, where LCpl achieved third place in his individual race and an hour later, he received another bronze medal as he played an integral part of the Armed Forces Men's Team. His commitment and success in rowing is nothing short of impressive with his ability to balance work, training and family life along with the ongoing restrictions of COVID-19. Competing in any sport at this level requires a unique strength and determination – something which the LCpl displays in abundance, putting in hours of solitary training, where he has had to use his mental resilience to push himself further than most would. ... See MoreSee Less