British Swimming: The Awards 2023

This year's Awards took place on 16th September, celebrating successes across the aquatic disciplines over the 2023 season.

British Swimming: The Awards, celebrated the 2023 season of aquatics disciplines - looking back at outstanding achievements across the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, an unforgettable home Para Swimming World Championships in Manchester, the European Games and a host of junior continental competitions.

The Maurice Watkins Champion Athlete Award was the final trophy presented on the evening, with an independent judging panel consisting of Karen Webb Moss (British Swimming Chair), Nick Hope (Broadcaster and Writer) and Aimee Booker [nee. Willmott] (British Swimming Board Athlete Representative) having met in early September to decide on who they thought was the most deserving of this prestigious award.

To view our roundup of the evening see our news report here: Summers-Newton crowned Champion Athlete for 2023

Shortlisted nominees for 'Athlete of the Year', 'Emerging Athlete of the Year' and 'Coach of the Year' categories can be found below: