Help Katie take young sportswoman title


Katie Tasker from Thorney has been shortlisted for the Peterborough Telegraph Young Sportswoman of the Year award – and you can help her take the title.

The award is determined by public votes and you can vote only by text.

Katie, who lives at Dukes Head Farm, is a formidable triathlete and in 2015 she excelled at this swim/bike/run event, taking the Eastern Region Under-13 League by storm, winning eight events in a row to take the title with maximum points.

Katie attends King’s School in Peterborough and also plays hockey for Cambridgeshire Under-13s, swims for City of Peterborough and won the Hunstanton Under-13 Round Robin tennis title this summer. She runs for Nene Valley Harriers, is the Peterborough Schools cross-country champion, and holds her school record for 1500m.

The title is decided by a public vote and to support Katie, send a text message to 65550 with the following wording: PETAWARDS JSW Katie Tasker [then your own name and address] EXIT

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You will receive a text reply to confirm your nomination has been received. Your text message must follow the exact format stated, otherwise your nomination may not be valid but you may still be charged. The bill payer’s permission must be obtained before nominating.

The top three in each category when voting closes on January 15 will be invited to the annual awards bash at the Cresset on January 29 when the winners will be announced and the sponsors will present the trophies.

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