#gsport11 Nominations List Released

#gsport11 Nominations List Released

Nominations have closed for the 2016 gsport Awards after 105 nominees were put forward in 245 nominations across 14 public categories over the past five weeks.

Athlete of the Year was the most popular category with 20 athletes named, followed by the Woman of the Year Award category.

To show increased support for women in sport, gsport has, for the first time in the event’s 10-year history, released the entire list of nominations before it is shortlisted to three finalists per category by the Awards judging panel.

Over the next two weeks, gsport will fact-check the nominations to address errors and omissions before the four-woman gsport judging panel deliberate the top three finalists across all categories, ahead of the start of public voting on Friday 1 of August.

Good luck to all nominees!


Below Follows the List of Nominees for the 2016 gsport Awards (in order of date of receipt of nomination):

Athlete of the Year:
1. Charne Bosman
2. Caroline Wostmann
3. Suné Luus
4. Mignon du Preez
5. Diana Lebo Phalula
6. Karla Mostert
7. Janine van Wyk
8. Alyssa Conley
9. Mokgadi Caster Semenya
10. Trisha Chetty
11. Kirsten Landman
12. Maryke Kennard
13. An-Li Kachelhoffer
14. Dane van Niekerk
15. Mbali Belafornia
16. Bridgitte Hartley
17. Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio
18. Dominique Scott
19. Mari Rabi
20. Shabnim Ismail

Athlete of the Year with Disability:
1. Kg Montjane
2. Justine Asher
3. Louzanne Coetzee
4. Chaeli Mycroft

Junior Athlete of the Year:
1. Simonay Weitsz
2. Natasha du Plessis
3. Tatjana Schoenmaker
4. Makgosi Peloakgosi
5. Tamzin Thomas
6. Nokwanda Hlongwane
7. Erin Gallagher
8. Maryke Kennard
9. Sigrid Burger
10. Suné Luus

School Sports Star of the Year:
1. Simonay Weitsz
2. Laura Wolvaardt
3. Monica Botha
4. Lilanie Kluyts
5. Nokwanda Hlongwane
6. Tasneem Mohamed

Team of the Year:
1. Wonderboom Hoërskool 2015 u/19 A Softball Team
2. Banyana Banyana
3. Free State Crinums Netball Team
4. 2015 SA Ladies Motocross Team
5. Momentum Proteas Cricket Team
6. Tsunami Stars Football Club
7. Garankuwa Queens Football Club
8. SA Women’s 7’s Team
9. SA Lightweight Women Double Scull Rowing Crew

Coach of the Year:
1. Anna “Tannie Ans” Botha
2. Burta de Kock
3. Dumisani Chauke
4. Euleen Grobbelaar
5. Vera Pauw
6. Andrew Grant

Style Star of the Year:
1. Mapaseka Makanya
2. Minenhle Minnie Dlamini
3. Mignon du Preez
4. Rachel Mosibudi Makhura

Supporter of the Year:
1. Mama Joy Chauke
2. Zama-K Ngcobo
3. Fefe Sonto
4. Carel Bosman
5. Tony van der Merwe
6. Mamello Constance Makha

Volunteer of the Year:
1. Zelda Hansen
2. Martha Matsho
3. Bellinah Matshedisho
4. Nomsa Tsime
5. Morizane Boyes
6. Busisiwe Sijora
7. Faith Sibeko
8. Danielle Lincoln

Woman in Media – Social Media:
1. Aphiwe Ngwenya
2. Firdose Moonda
3. Mmane Boikanyo
4. Rachel Makhura
5. Julia Stuart
6. Lonwabo Miso
7. Chantel Nienaber
8. Angela Kubheka
9. Lee-Ann Mpofu
10. Dikeledi Makhongoana

Woman in Media – Radio:
1. Mosibudi Rachel Makhura
2. Tholakele Mnganga
3. Mmaphuti Mashamaite
4. Dikeledi Mokhongoana
5. Sotho Meyer
6. Keabetswe Motlokwa

Woman in Media – Television:
1. Mahreen Chenia
2. Julia Stuart
3. Aphiwe Ngwenya
4. Hendrien Grove
5. Mpho Maboi
6. Marcelle Jacobs
7. Vaylen Kirtley
8. Minnie Dlamini
9. Thato Moeng
10. Motshidisi Mohono

Woman in Media – Print:
1. Busisiwe Mokwena
2. Mariette Adams
3. Antoinette Muller
4. Sheetal Cross
5. Natalie Le Clue
6. Linda Moreotsene

Woman of the Year:
1. Manyani Maseko
2. Dumisani Chauke
3. Karen Losch
4. Lauren Duncan
5. Elaine Raubenheimer
6. Rebecca Ntsanwisi
7. Tanya Harford
8. Jenni Green
9. Emy Casaletti-Bwalya
10. Faith Sibeko
11. Fran Hilton-Smith
12. Mignon du Preez
13.Dikeledi Mokhongoana


Photo 1 caption: Sport and Recreation Minister Fikile Mbalula pictured opening the 2015 gsport Awards at the Wanderers Club Banquet Hall last year. This year, more than 100 nominees have been put forward in 245 individual nominations, to crown winners in 14 public nomination categories at the 2016 gsport Awards, to be held at the end of August. Photo: gsport


By |2016-12-12T06:50:22+00:00July 15th, 2016|Awards, gsport, Moments in Sport, Newsroom, Selection, Womens Interest|2 Comments

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  1. Braam 2016-08-06 at 07:06

    Suné Luus got 52 runs and took 6 wickets for 36 against Ireland yesterday. She is only the 2nd allrounders women’s cricketer to achieve a 50 and 5 wickets in a international match

  2. Chantel Nienaber 2016-07-20 at 06:40

    Honoured to on this list.Thx a million.

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