Things to know
- Joy Foster was the first recipient of the first Sportswoman of the Year award (1961). She remains the youngest winner at 11 years old.
- Maurice Foster (1973) and Joy Foster are the only sibling winners of the awards.
- Sprinter Una Morris became the first repeat winner of either gender. She won the Sportswoman of the Year awards in 1963 and 1945.
- Sarah Newland (1965) and Octavius Moran (1967) are the only Paralympian to win the award.
- Orville Haslam (1968) is the only table tennis player to win the Sportsman of the Year award.