Para-cyclist Alistair Donohoe has been awarded the 2015 AIS Sport Performance Awards (ASPAs) Para Performance of the Year at a gala awards night at Star City in Sydney.

Alistair Donohoe_credit_UCI_CADonohoe who is only 20 years old shone through in a highly competitive field that included wheelchair racer Angie Ballard, Para-swimmer Ellie Cole and Para-rowing pair Kathryn Ross and Gavin Bellis.

Throughout 2015 Donohoe not only excelled in the most competitive classification within Para-cycling, C5, he also greatly contributed to the positive team culture.

His 2015 highlights include first place at the Para-cycling Road Worlds Road Race and in six separate Para-cycling Road World Cup gold medals.

He also won the scratch race at the Para-cycling Track World championships, and three gold medals at national track and road events during the year.

Ellie Cole was also a finalist in the ABC Sports Personality of the Year while Para-athlete Isis Holt was a finalist in the Emerging Athlete of the Year.

About 300 of Australia’s sporting personalities gathered for the second annual ASPAs.

By AIS Media

Posted: 25/2/2015