Ming, Fiedtkou cop top NSC awards
F4 driver Calvin Ming and top female hockey player Marzana Fiedtkou copped the top awards on Tuesday evening when the National Sports Commission hosted the annual Awards and Dinner for 2017 at the Pegasus Hotel.
Ming was named Senior Sportsman-of-the-Year, while Fiedtkou collected the female equivalent. On the junior side, athlete Compton Caesar and boxer Keevin Allicock were declared joint winners in the Male category, while athlete Chantoba Bright won the Female segment.
Other awardees were:
Most Improved Association– Guyana Hockey Board
Association of the Year– Athletics Association of Guyana
Female Sport Personality– Latisha Mokutnauth
Male Sport Personality– Norman ‘Juice Man’ Welch
Male Coach– Esaun Crandon
Female Coach– Candacie McKenzie
Male Sport Official– Philip Fernandes
Female Sport Official– Dion Cush-Barnwell
Sportsman PWDs– Ganesh Singh
Sportswoman PWDs– Faith King
Sports Team– Guyana Under-19 cricket team
Journalist (Print)– Zaheer Mohamed
Journalist (TV)– Akeem Greene
Journalist (Online)– Royston Alkins
Photographer– Adrian Narine
Commonwealth gold medallist, Triple Jumper Troy Doris, received a special award, while Minister of Social Cohesion with responsibility for Sport, Dr. George Norton, delivered the feature address.