Shaun Saunders, Hannah Martin, Lucy Kirby

Our Sporting Personalities of 2018 - do you agree?

There has been some remarkable sporting achievements by Mid Sussex area sports people in 2018.

Here is a selection or our sporting 'personalities' of the year. They are not in any particular order, just a selection of sports people the area should be proud of. Do you agree with our choices? Who else would you add to the list? Please email us at sport.sussex@jpimedia.co.uk or post on the Facebook post with the story. Have you seen our Memorable Sporting pictures of 2018 article?

Aneela became a World Powerlifting Champion in 2018, when she represented Team GB at the AWPC World Powerlifting Championships. Rose equalled the British squat record of 87.5Kg in the Masters section.

1. Aneela Rose

Aneela became a World Powerlifting Champion in 2018, when she represented Team GB at the AWPC World Powerlifting Championships. Rose equalled the British squat record of 87.5Kg in the Masters section.
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Strange has had a fantastic year on both a personal and team basis, as his Burgess Hill team secured promotion to Division 2. Strange set a club record of 67 league wickets throughout the season.

2. Dan Strange

Strange has had a fantastic year on both a personal and team basis, as his Burgess Hill team secured promotion to Division 2. Strange set a club record of 67 league wickets throughout the season.
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The rhythmic gymnast (pictured centre) has had an outstanding year, making a senior debut at the Commonwealth Games as well as winning two British Championship senior titles. Martin was also one of only three girls chosen to represent Britain at the World Championships.

3. Hannah Martin

The rhythmic gymnast (pictured centre) has had an outstanding year, making a senior debut at the Commonwealth Games as well as winning two British Championship senior titles. Martin was also one of only three girls chosen to represent Britain at the World Championships.
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Jim was selected to take part in the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii back in October. The 54 year old finished 24th in his category, with a time of 10 hours, 36 minutes and 56 seconds.

4. Dr Jim Graham

Jim was selected to take part in the 2018 IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii back in October. The 54 year old finished 24th in his category, with a time of 10 hours, 36 minutes and 56 seconds.
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