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Mallory Franklin Nominated For BT Sport Action Woman Of The Year Award 2017

C1 World Champion Mallory Franklin has been nominated for the BT Sport Action Woman of the Year Award for 2017

Mallory C1 World Champ 2

It has been a hugely successful season for the canoe slalom athlete, taking home her first senior World Championship gold medal, after a thrilling run during the C1 final in Pau giving her a fantastic victory.

Alongside that, Mallory walked away with the C1 Team gold in France with fellow C1 athletes Kimberley Woods and Eilidh Gibson.

The Windsor paddler also shone at the U23 World Championships in Bratislava, where Mallory won three medals for her excellent performances, including gold in the C1 event, as well as a silver medal in the K1 discipline.

The BT Sports awards, now in their fifth year, celebrate the ten most exceptional sporting performances by British female athletes throughout 2017.

The winner of the Action Woman of the Year Award will once again be decided by the public who can place their votes via the website:

Nominated alongside Mallory for the award include; Johanna Konta – Tennis, Jodie Taylor – Football and Hannah Cockroft MBE – Para-athlete. Click here to see a full list of the ten athletes nominated for the award.

The winner will be revealed at the BT Sport Action Woman of the Year Awards show, presented by Clare Balding on BT Sport 2, from 19:30 on Monday 4 December, 2017.

Simon Green, Head of BT Sport, said: “After another incredible year across the board for women’s sport, we are proud to recognise the efforts of these brilliant athletes and all they have achieved. Action Woman continues to grow and we want everyone to get voting for their favourite inspirational sportswoman of 2017.” 

 To vote for your action woman of the year, visit

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