The Duchess of Cambridge is to attend SportsAid’s annual gala dinner, SportsBall, at Supernova in Embankment Gardens later this month.
Kate, who became patron of SportsAid in April, will present the One-to-Watch Award on November 28, which recognises a young British sportsman or woman who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to their sporting career.
The award, which has previously been won by Tom Daley, will be given to the person who has excelled in their performance and displayed the right commitment and attitude to their future.
New mum Kate became patron of SportsAid before giving birth to Prince George and after the announcement, Sir Chris Hoy praised the decision for potential athletes. “As patron Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will give them the profile they deserve.