UK Deaf Sport attended the Awards, which saw double Taipei Deaflympics medallist Lauren Peffers be named Athlete of the Year.
Serena Blackburn, who won a bronze in the Women’s Marathon event in Taipei, scooped Newcomer of the Year. Rebecca Foster, who helped train the Deaf UK Athletics Squad in Taipei, was Coach of the Year.
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The third annual DUKA awards ceremony was designed to give something back to athletes, volunteers, support staff and families involved in deaf athletics.
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