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Chelsea Women FC, England Netball, the European Solheim Cup team, Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre, Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald, and Oval Invincibles are the nominees for the Sky Sports sponsored award

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The list of finalists has been confirmed for the 2021 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards in association with Sky Sports – vote now for the Team of the Year

The list of finalists has been confirmed for the 2021 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards in association with Sky Sports – vote now for the Team of the Year

It has been another remarkable year in women’s sports and we want to know who you think should be the Sky Sports Women’s Sports Team of the Year.

The Team Award, sponsored by Sky Sports, is just one of the Sunday Times 2021’s Sportsman of the Year awards in association with Sky Sports, which the public can vote on.

The nominees in the team category are the finalists of the WSL and the Champions League Chelsea Women FC and England Netball, who claimed their first series victory against the current world champions in New Zealand.

Fran Kirby and Sam Kerr's strike partnership fired Chelsea to their fourth WSL title

Fran Kirby and Sam Kerr’s strike partnership fired Chelsea to their fourth WSL title

England won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast

England won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast

The European Solheim Cup team, who backed up his spectacular 2019 victory at Gleneagles with an impressive victory on American soil in Toledo earlier this year, are also nominated.

Team Europe defeated the United States at the Solheim Cup

Team Europe defeated the United States at the Solheim Cup

The Tokyo Olympic Games offer two possible options for voting, with Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre, who won gold in sailing and in so doing made Mills the most successful Olympic sailor in history, as well as Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald, who won cycling gold in Japan with an incredible performance in Madison, bringing Kenny’s personal total to 12 Olympic gold medals.

Britain's Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre react after winning gold in the women's 470 at Enoshima port

Britain’s Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre react after winning gold in the women’s 470 at Enoshima port

Katie Archibald and Laura Kenny celebrate their gold medal

Katie Archibald and Laura Kenny celebrate their gold medal

The last contenders are the Invincible Oval, winners of the inaugural Hundred competition this summer, facing the favorites Southern Brave in emphatic style with a 48-point victory in the final.

Marizanne Kapp of Oval Invincibles celebrates box office en route to London franchise's inaugural success in The Hundred

Marizanne Kapp of Oval Invincibles celebrates box office en route to London franchise’s inaugural success in The Hundred

The public can vote for their winners via www.sportswomenoftheyear.co.uk. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17.

Jonathan Licht, CEO of Sky Sports, said: “It is more important than ever after the pandemic to celebrate the phenomenal progress and achievements in women’s sport.

“We have witnessed some amazing moments throughout the year, not only in women’s sport, but also in the contribution of these nominees to sport in general, from the success of The Hundred to the extraordinary story of Emma Raducanu. that moved the nation. Sky Sports is happy to play a part in celebrating these amazing women. “

Rebecca Myers, reporter for the Sunday Times and senior reporter for the Sportswomen of the Year awards, said:

“It was a revolutionary year for women’s sport, from athletes who made history and broken new records at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, to the historic success of the Hundred and the new women’s Super League broadcast contract.

“Unsurprisingly, the nominations for this year’s SWOTY awards were among the strongest we’ve ever seen and we’re excited to announce such stellar shortlist lists for 2021.”

Complete list of awards and nominees

Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year 2021

The ultimate reward for your favorite sportswoman this year

Emily Campbell, weightlifting
Kate French, modern pentathlon
Laura Kenny, cycling
Lauren Price, boxing
Emma Raducanu, tennis
Sarah Story, cycling

Young sportswoman of the year

Applicants must be 21 years of age or younger by January 1, 2021

Zoe Backstedt, cycling
Sky Brown, skateboard
Alice Capsey, cricket
Keely Hodgkinson, athletics
Bethany Shriever, BMX
Maisie Summers-Newton, swimming

Disabled Sportswoman of the Year

The exceptional performer in a sport for people with disabilities

Hannah Cockroft, athletics
Kadeena Cox, cycling and athletics
Bethany Firth, swimming
Phoebe Paterson Pine, archery
British paracanoes Emma Wiggs, Charlotte Henshaw and Laura Sugar

Sky Sports Team of the Year

Celebrating the achievements of Britain’s successful collective efforts

Chelsea Women FC
England Netball
The European Solheim Cup team
Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre
Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald
Invincible Oval

Changemaker Award

Celebrate those who have inspired others and used their platforms to create change

Sue Anstiss
Alice Darling
Dr Emma Ross
Anita White

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For people who have actively engaged with different groups of people within their community through sport

Salma Bi, cricket
Betty Codona, basketball
Clova Court, athletics
Hasina Rahman, martial arts

The Helen Rollason Award for Inspiration

Recognition of an inspiring effort in honor of the late sports presenter Helen Rollason

The winner of this award will be revealed during the live awards ceremony on Thursday, November 25.

The public can vote for their winners via www.sportswomenoftheyear.co.uk

Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday November 17

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