Olympian Gail Emms to make special guest appearance at the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021
Olympian Gail Emms announces she is the special guest at the Betway CI Sports Awards 2021
Olympian Gail Emms MBE will be the special guest at the Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021.
Emms and her mixed doubles Badminton partner Nathan Robertson made history at the 2004 Olympics in Athens - winning Team GB's first and only silver medal in the sport.
The pair also gained gold at the 2006 World Championships in Madrid.
Emms says she is excited to visit Guernsey and meet the Channel Islands' sports stars.
Since retiring with international, Commonwealth, European and national honours, Emms has looked to inspire the next generation of athletes and encourages young people to be more active.
She was awarded an MBE for services to badminton in 2009.
The Betway Channel Islands Sports Awards 2021 will be held on Thursday 17 February from Beau Sejour in Guernsey. It will be broadcast live on ITV across the Channel Islands from 6pm with programmes throughout the evening. There will also be coverage across ITV Channel's website and social media platforms.