Metro Rod North East was proud to sponsor an award at the annual Disability Sports Awards. This is our fourth year sponsoring an award. We are overwhelmed each year by the sporting achievements.

County Durham Sport emphasizes “The NE Disability Sports Awards celebrate the fantastic achievements and contributions that athletes, coaches, clubs and schools have made to disability sport across the region.”

The awards took place on the 19th March 2018 at the prestigious Ramside Hall in Durham.

The host of the awards was Commonwealth Games Gold medal-winning gymnast Craig Heap. Craig did a fantastic job at making sure the night ran smoothly with lots of entertainment.

We sponsored the Team of the Year award. The award to Gym World Gymnastics Club. The Club makes gymnastics accessible to everyone along with their coaches adapt the activities around participants physical, sensory and learning needs.

The Director of Tees Valley Sport said: “the level of participation in disability sport is not only increasing but that it is getting more and more publicity as well as having some incredibly talented athletes locally.”

We look forward to next year and meeting more of the region’s athletes.


For more information on the NE Disability Sports Awards (NEDSA) go to