MBE Awards for Olympic gold medalists
Many congratulations to Adam Peaty and Joe Clarke who have been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s honours list.
The Sir Stanley Matthews Foundation is extremely pleased to have sponsored / supported Gold Medallists Adam Peaty and Joe Clarke in their early years, and are extremely proud of everything they have achieved.
Joe has been honoured for his services to canoeing after a sensational year in which he won Team GB's second Olympic gold medal in this year's Games.
Adam has been honoured for his services to swimming. After crushed his own world record Adam went on to take home GB’s first gold medal at the 2016 Olympics.
The Sir Stanley Matthews Foundation was set up in October 2000. The emphasis of the foundation is to help in funding projects that will help teach and educate youngster’s life skills through taking part in sport. This is done by local clubs or individuals applying to the foundations committee for help financially and grants are awarded where possible and applicable.
We are delighted that the Foundation is working by helping not only children of all abilities but also the future stars of sport and MBE's.
Well Done Joe and Adam