The Joan Gerard Youth Awards were first presented in 2013 in memory of Joan, a long-standing and much loved member of the WBF Executive Council.

The awards went to:

Ellena Moskovsky (left) from Australia

Li Qian (centre) from China and

Adam Kaplan from USA (right)

Click here to download an article from each of the three winners about their feelings on winning the award and how they enjoy their bridge.

Ellena Moskovsky Li Qian with the President Adam Kaplan with the President