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SportsWorld backs Fiji Sports Awards Again

SportsWorld has once again joined partnership with the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) and the Fiji National Sports Commission to sponsor the 2017 Fiji Sports Awards
22 Feb 2018 13:14
SportsWorld backs Fiji Sports Awards Again
Sports World General Manager Vinod Kumar(left) and sports awards chairman Manasa Baravilala in Suva on February 21,2018. Photo: Anasilini Ratuva

SportsWorld has once again joined partnership with the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) and the Fiji National Sports Commission to sponsor the 2017 Fiji Sports Awards trophies.

The company has donated the crystal trophies worth over $5000. The awards night will be held in Suva on March 2 at the FMF Na­tional gymnasium while the Nomi­nees night will be held tomorrow night at the FMF National gymna­sium.

Sports-World General Manager Vinod Kumar said they were grate­ful to be part of the awards night again.”

“It is indeed great honour to part­ner with the sports associations to honour the country sports achiev­ers 2017 and we have continuously sponsoring the sports awards since 2014,”Kumar said.

Sports Awards committee chair­man Manasa Baravilala acknowl­edged Sports World for their sup­port.

“We thank Sports world for com­ing on board and sponsoring the sports awards again for the fifth year, ”Baravilala said.

11 category awards are for grabs and these include Coach of the Year, Administrator of the Year, Technical Official of the Year, Sports Photograph of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Sports Team of the Year, Young Sports Man and Woman as well as Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

Fiji Sports Awards Nominees

Sportsman

Malakai Kaiwalu (Athletics) , Hector Smith Junior (Hockey) ,Tevita Takayawa (Judo) ,Iosefo Rakesa (Fiji Paralympics) ,Le­one Nakarawa (Rugby), Taichi Vakasama( Swimming) ,Iakoba Taberanibou( Table Tennis) Adam Valentine(Asia Pacific Taekwondo), Inia Korowale(Fiji Volleyball),Manueli Tulo( Weight­lifting Fiji)

Sportswoman

Miriama Senokonoko (Athletics), Lala Ravatu (Hockey), Shanice Ta­kayawa (Judo), Ana Maria Roqica( Fiji Rugby), Merewalesi Roden( Table Tennis), Aliyah Valentine( Taekwondo), Laite Nima (Volley­ball), Eileen Cikamatana (Weight­lifting)

Youth Male;

Kolinio Radrudru ( Athletics), Huzaifa Rahman (Taekwondo), Vicky Wu( Table Tennis),

Youth Female;

Shawntell Lockington (Athletics) , Lijiana Vueta (Hockey), Grace Yee ( Table Tennis), Tealaika Sa­meer (Taekwondo), Maria Mareta( Weightlifting)

Coach;

Leone Qumi( Athletics), Marika Tavanavanua( Fiji Football), John McKee( Fiji Rugby), Harvi Yee( Table Tennis), Prabhat Prasad( Taekwondo),Todd Edwards( Fiji Volleyball), Henry Elder( Weight­lifting)

Team;

Athletics women 4x400m relay Pacific Mini Games, Fiji hockey women’s team, Fiji Rugby Fly­ing Fijians team, Fiji Para-Table Tennis, Nakasi Taekwondo Club, Weightlifting.

Technical official;

Ajay Ballu (Archery), Michael Khelan (Athletics), Ravinesh Ku­mar (FijiFootball), Ernest Movick (Hockey), HeCanguang( Taekwon­do), Nischal Karan (Special Olym­pics), Sachin Reddy (Tennis Fiji), Apenisa Saukuru ( Fiji Volleyball), Della Shaw- Elder ( Weightlifting)

Administrator;

Eugene Vollmer( Athletics),Rajesh Patel( Fiji Football),Shrish Chand( Taekwondo),Robin Dayal( Special Olympics),Anthony Ho( Table Ten­nis), Alexx Edwards(Volleyball), Ritesh Ratiram( Weightlifting)

Volunteer;

Nemani Tukunia(Athletics), Kini­simere Ravai( Fiji Football),Pranil Sharma(Taekwondo),Francis Kean(Fiji Rugby),Molly Amon( Special Plympics), Henry Yee( Ta­ble Tennis),Astral Lockington( Hockey), Christopher Yee( Weight­lifting)

Photograph;

Eugene Vollmer (Athletics), Anushil Kumar(Fiji Football) ,Avikash Chand(Fiji Football), Kunal Keshneel(Fiji Live), Peni Komaisavai( Fiji Sun),Atu Ra­sea (Fiji Times) ,Jona Konataci ( Fiji Times),Jonacani Lalakobau( Fiji Times),Jovesa Naisua (Fiji Times),Rama( Fiji Times), Sophie Ralulu( Fiji Times)

Organisation;

Athletics Fiji,Fiji Football Asso­ciation, Fiji Rugby Union,Special Olympics Fiji,Fiji Table Tennis Association,Asia Pacific Taekwon­do Federation Fiji, Weightlifting Fiji

Edited by Grace Narayan

Feedback: anasilinir@fijisun.com.fj



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