Gloucestershire dressage champion Charlotte DuJardin has been crowned Sportswoman of the Year at a ceremony in London. The double Olympic gold medallist was honoured at the Sunday Times and Sky awards this evening.
Team Bath skeleton racer Lizzie Yarnold, who won Great Britain's first gold medal of the 2014 Winter Olympics, came second.
And Devon's Jo Pavey - a Bristol University graduate - came third. She became the oldest female European champion in history when she won 10,000m gold in Zurich earlier this year when she was almost 41.
Bristol gymnast Claudia Fragapane, who made history by winning four gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow at the age of 16, was made Young Sportswoman of the Year.
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