Awards Citations

Momentum Athlete of the Year

A South African sportswoman who has excelled at an international or senior level during the Year under Review (30 June, 2019 to 30 June, 2020).

Athlete with Disability

A South African sportswoman with disability who breaks records and dispels myths about people living with disability.

Emerging Athlete of the Year

An emerging sportswoman over the age of 18, who has excelled at a national and provincial level during the Year under Review. It honours the rising stars to inspire them to sporting greatness.

School Sports Star

A young girl in sport under the age of 18 who has excelled athletically. She is seen as a role model to the youth and is on her way to greatness. The focus is on personal improvement alongside outstanding achievement during the Year under Review (30 June, 2019 to 30 June, 2020).

Team of the Year

A team of sportswomen of any age, who have excelled as a unit during the Year under Review (30 June 2019 to 30 June, 2020) and represents the ideals of a democratic South Africa in terms of diversity and unity.

Coach of the Year

A coach (any gender) who has made a significant impact on women’s sport during the Year under Review (30 June, 2019 to 30 June, 2020) and is actively involved in growing the careers of South Africa’s leading sportswomen.

Woman of the Year

A formidable woman who contributes significantly to the growth of sport in South Africa and leads the way in breaking boundaries and opening doors for other women.

African Woman in Sport [NEW AWARD]

This new award seeks to honour a woman, who is impacting sport on the continent, and going the extra mile to raise the profile of women’s sport in Africa.

Global Woman in Sport [NEW AWARD]

This new award seeks to honour a woman, who is impacting sport globally, and going the extra mile to put women’s sport on the map internationally.

Woman in Social Media

A woman who creates powerful online content about SA women in sport and demonstrates a convincing edge using Social Media during the Year under Review.

Woman in Print

A woman in print who is excelling in her environment and using her position to create powerful journalist content about SA women in sport.

Woman in PR and Sponsorship

A woman in the public relations and sponsorship space who works to build the brand and business of women’s sport during the Year under Review.

Woman in Radio

A woman in sport who is using her voice to promote women’s sport content on radio and demonstrates a convincing edge as a radio journalist during the Year under Review.

Woman in TV

A woman who has successfully broken into the male-dominated world of sports TV and also uses her platform to create powerful content about SA women in sport.

Style Star

A vibrant South African woman in sport who has become synonymous with a leading sense of style and elegance and serves as an inspiration to all women in sport who aspire to grow and build powerful personal brands.

Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers are the backbone of amateur sport and this long serving individual (any gender) selflessly gives their time and resources to help raise the profile of women’s sport in South Africa.

Supporter of the Year

An individual who goes out of his or her way to fuel the success of our sportswomen by pulling their weight to ensure their favourites get across the line.

Special Recognition

An individual who goes beyond the call of duty, and has made a long and positive impact on SA women in sport.

Sponsor of the Year

A commercial sponsor who has exceeded its competitors in supporting women’s sport during the Year under Review.

Federation of the Year

A sports federation that has made the greatest strides to grow women’s sport commercially and include women in leadership positions.

Public Choice

A 2020 gsport Awards Finalist who best activated their supporter community and received the most public votes at the gsport website without winning the Award they were a Finalist for.

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