Sir Austin receives insignia of knighthood
VETERAN SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR Sir Austin Sealy has been bestowed with the insignia of knighthood by Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave.
Sir Austin was made a Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours.
His investiture ceremony was held at Government House today.
It was attended by a gathering of family and friends, many of whom travelled from overseas.
Speaking to NATION NEWS at his Highgate Gardens, St Michael home where he and Lady Sealy hosted a celebratory luncheon for family and friends, Sir Austin said “The award specifically highlighted my involvement with sports administration and that has been a lifelong passion. As long as I know myself I have been involved in some form of sports.” (GC)