2021 Momentum gsport Awards Nominations Now Closed

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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, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).

Para Athlete of the Year
A South African Para Athlete who breaks records and dispels myths about people living with disability during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
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 (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021). It honours the rising stars to inspire them to sporting greatness.
School Sports Star
A young girl in sport 18 years or under, 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, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
Team of the Year
A team of South African sportswomen of any age, who have excelled as a unit during the Year under Review (30 June 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
Coach of the Year
A coach (any gender) who has made a significant impact on womens sport during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021) and is actively involved in growing the careers of South Africas 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.
Imperial African Woman in Sport
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 womens sport in Africa.
Global Woman in Sport
This new award seeks to honour a woman who is impacting sport globally, and going the extra mile to put womens 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 (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
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 during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
Woman in PR and Sponsorship
A woman in the public relations and sponsorship space who works to build the brand and business of womens sport during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
Woman in Radio
A woman in sport who is using her voice to promote womens sport content on radio and demonstrates a convincing edge as a radio journalist during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
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 during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
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 womens sport in South Africa.
Brand SA 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.
Nielsen Sponsor of the Year
A commercial sponsor who has exceeded its competitors in supporting womens sport during the Year under Review (30 June, 2020 to 30 June, 2021).
Federation of the Year
A sports federation that has made the greatest strides to grow womens sport commercially and include women in leadership positions.