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.
The 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.
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