Sanita Puspure has won The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year Award at the annual event held in Dublin.
Sanita won the August Award after winning Gold at the World Rowing Championships and qualifying the Women’s Single Scull boat for the 2020 Olympics. Sanita has also won the Gold Medal at the 2019 European Rowing Championships in May.
Sanita was nominated alongside, December (2018): Mona McSharry (Swimming), January: Phil Healy (Athletics), February: Ciara Mageean (Athletics), March: Rachael Blackmore (Horse Racing), April: Leona Maguire (Golf), Jenny Egan (Canoeing), June: Katie Taylor (Boxing), July: Rhasidat Adeleke (Athletics) and Kate O’Connor (Athletics), September: Niamh Kilkenny (Camogie) and Lyndsey Davey (Gaelic football), October: Denise O’Sullivan (Soccer), November: Róisín Upton (Hockey)
Congratulations to Sanita on winning this well-deserved award.