Katie Kelly named Sir Roden Cutler Awardee 2016/17
Para-triathlete and Rio gold medallist, Katie Kelly OAM was selected from five amazing athletes as the winner of the 2016/17 Sir Roden Cutler Award at the Primary Club of Australia's Marathon Cricket Dinner on Thursday 16th February at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Katie, with her support
group, has established the Sport Access Foundation to assist people with a disability with access to sport and recreational facilities. Her $20,000 grant from the Primary Club will be directed to this organisation.
On Friday morning, Katie was interviewed on the ABC Breakfast program. Hear her amazing story by clicking here
In the photo here, past winner Liesl Tesch is presenting the Award to Katie (centre) with NSW Minister for Sport, Stuart Ayres MP.
The other four finalists each received a finalists medal from Life Member Daphne Benaud: Ryley Batt OAM (Wheelchair Rugby, Port Macquarie NSW), Matt Bugg (Sailing, Lindisfarne TAS), Carol Cooke AM (Cycling, Melbourne VIC), Michael Lyddiard (Triathlon, from Townsville QLD)