PERSHORE youngsters Harry Sykes and Tazmin Pugh have been recognised with top county awards.

The pair were named male and female junior sports personality of 2012 respectively at the Wychavon District Council ceremony.

Both are members of the town’s swimming club although Sykes, also part of Croome Pony Club, was put forward for his Tetrathlon wins. It is the third year Pugh has scooped the junior award having first won the honour back in 2010.

Sykes scooped the award for the second year running.