Caster Semenya wins big at the SA Sports Awards

Caster Semenya wins big at the SA Sports Awards. Olympic champion Caster Semenya stole the show at the SA Sports Awards held in Bloemfontein on Sunday night.

Multiple record-breaking athlete Caster Semenya made a clean sweep at the South African Sports Awards in Bloemfontein on Sunday night, winning three awards including the coveted Sports Star of the Year accolade.

Semenya enjoyed a remarkable 2018, where she broke various national records across the 400m, 800m and 1,500m events. On the night, she also walked away with the People’s Choice Award and the South African Sports Woman of the Year.

Caster SemenyaThe 800m world champion walked away with the Sports Star of the Year, Sportswoman of the Year and People’s Choice awards. The Sportsman of the Year award went to swimming sensation Chad le Clos.

Awards winners

Sports star of the year:  Caster Semenya

Sportsman of the year: Chad le Clos

Sportswoman of the Year: Caster Semenya

Sportsman of the year with disability: Mdodozi Ntutu

Sportswoman of the year with disability: Anrune Liebenberg

Team of the year: Banyana Banyana

Newcomer of the year: Tatjana Schoenmaker

Coach of the year: Samuel Sepeng

Volunteer of the year: Linda Hlophe

Indigenous games team of the year: Morabaraba Team

The Recreation body of the year:  Mavu Sport Development

National Federation of the year: Softball

School team of the year: St Benedict’s College

Developing school of the year:  Machakela-Mamodibo Secondary School

Sport Administrator of the Year: Virginia Mabaso

People’s Choice Award: Caster Semenya

Source: News24


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