Craig’s Olympic achievement wins him Herald award

Craig Gibbons
Craig Gibbons

SWIMMER Craig Gibbons has landed The Bucks Herald’s Sports Personality of the Month award for March, beating off stiff competition in the process.

Gibbons, who is set to compete at the London 2012 Olympics for Team GB this summer, was chosen ahead of Aylesbury boxing star Nathan Graham and Brazilian jiu jitsu record breaker Yasmine Wilson.

Gibbons just edged it given the prestigious nature of his achievement in mid-March.

He earned the right to become the first Maxwell Swim Club member to represent Great Britain at an Olympics for 20 years.

The amazing achievement came at The British Gas Championships and Olympic trials staged at the impressive Aquatics Centre in East London where he sealed his spot in the Team GB squad.

Gibbons wins a months’ membership at award sponsors Nuffield Gym and a sports massage as well as the chance to be voted Sports Personalty of the Year 2012.