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Derek Old tops a great year with senior sportsperson award

[<<] [>>] by Derek Old
7th January 2001 (Other News)

On December 8th 2000 Derek Old of Belsay Hall CC (Northumberland) was awarded the Newcastle Building Society Shield for senior sportsperson by tri-athlete Mike Harris before 320 guests including the Mayor, Councillor Frank Harrington, at the Morpeth Leisure Centre. The award is run by the Castle Morpeth Sports Council and is open to all sportsmen.

This crowns another good year which saw Derek come 2nd in the Lancashire Open, win the Ramsgate Open Doubles with Koen Heidbuchel (Belgium), win the British Open Doubles with Chris Sheen (England), come 2nd in the National Golf Croquet Championships, semi-finalist in the Yorkshire Open (losing to an Egyptian) and then to go to Cairo to play in the Golf Croquet World Championships finishing 21st.


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