Posted on: 3 May 2019
Betti Wins Young Sportswoman of the Year Award
Year 7 Betti Smith competes as a sprint athlete and has been running since Year 3. She is a member of the Winchester & District Athletics Club and trains once or twice per week.
Betti’s impressive list of achievements include being British Athletics AAA (Amateur Athletics Association) Grade 1 runner (top 7.5% of times nationally for her age group) and breaking Havant Athletics Club records for 75m and 150m which have stood for two years.
And recently Betti won the Young Sportswoman of the Year Award at the Havant Borough Sports Awards for her performances last year. She has also competed for Hampshire’s indoor team for the past two years.
Betti said, “I want to be a professional and would love to get to the Olympics!”