Nominate Now for the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards

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The Momentum gsport Awards is proud to announce the opening of nominations for the 18th version of Africa’s longest operating ladies’s sport recognition platform.

The #gsport18 awards marketing campaign kickstarts with the opening of nominations and can culminate with the announcement of the Class of 2023 winners on the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards in Johannesburg in September 2023.

The Division of Sport, Arts and Tradition has endorsed the Momentum gsport awards since 2015. Minister of Sport, Arts and Tradition, Zizi Kodwa indicated the next: “The yr 2023 continues to be a busy yr for the game sector with greater than 15 worldwide sporting occasions already permitted to be hosted in South Africa. This affirms our conviction that sport shouldn’t be solely about play, enjoyable and leisure nevertheless it is a crucial contributor to the financial system of the nation, job creation and alleviation of poverty via worldwide and home sport tourism in addition to different associated companies. It’s subsequently no coincidence that because the Division of Sport, Arts and Tradition we stay dedicated and in help of the Momentum gsport Awards.

“The yr 2023 which is being dubbed “The 12 months of Ladies’s Sport” will likely be put in show throughout this recognition of excellence occasion in help of our Ladies athletes and groups. The occasion will serve to acknowledge all feminine athletes and directors whose distinctive efficiency and dedication could have positioned Ladies’s Sport on the heart of each role-player in South African Sport. I subsequently urge all South Africans to play their half in varied means made obtainable in help of this upcoming occasion.”      

Momentum are of their fifth yr as Naming Rights Companions. Charlotte Nsubuga-Mukasa, Head of Momentum Model mentioned: “We perceive the sponsorship hole and its function in attracting media visibility for ladies in sport. Our #SheOwnsHerSuccess motion celebrates athletes on the Momentum gsport Awards stage for his or her distinctive achievements. We will’t await the day when ‘equal pay equals equal play’.”

The gsport initiative has performed a key function in recognising the achievements of girls in sport and selling gender equality within the business. Kass Naidoo, Founding father of gsport, mentioned: “We’re excited to open nominations for the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards and proceed our mission of unearthing icons and function fashions of girls’s sport. The Momentum gsport Awards present a platform for ladies in sport to be acknowledged, to encourage the following technology of sportswomen and to foster a extra inclusive sporting business.”

Final yr, swim sensation Lara van Niekerk emerged as a triple winner on the Momentum gsport awards stage. With the internet hosting of residence World Cups taking centre stage this yr, competitors for the Class of 2023 will likely be stiff.

The general public is inspired to appoint worthy candidates to unearth new icons and function fashions in Africa’s longest operating ladies’s sport recognition platform.

To appoint a deserving candidate for the 2023 Momentum gsport Awards, go to gsport.co.za/awards.

20 Classes Open for Public Nominations:

Momentum Athlete of the 12 months – A South African sportswoman who has excelled at a world or senior stage throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Model SA Para Sport Star – A South African Para Athlete who breaks data and dispels myths about folks dwelling with disabilities throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

gsport Rising Athlete of the 12 months – An rising sportswoman over the age of 18, who has excelled at a nationwide and provincial stage throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June 2023). It honours the rising stars to encourage them to sporting greatness.

SuperSport College Sports activities Star of the 12 months – A younger lady in sport 18 years or beneath, who has excelled athletically. She is seen as a job mannequin to the youth and is on her solution to greatness. The main target is on private enchancment alongside excellent achievement throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Crew of the 12 months – A workforce of South African sportswomen of any age, who’ve excelled as a unit throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Coach of the 12 months – A coach (any gender) who has made a big affect on ladies’s sport throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023) and is actively concerned in rising the careers of South Africa’s main sportswomen.

Girl of the 12 months – A formidable lady who contributes considerably to the expansion of sport in South Africa and leads the way in which in breaking boundaries and opening doorways for different ladies.

DP WORLD African Girl in Sport – This award seeks to honour a girl, who’s impacting sport in Africa, and going the additional mile to lift the profile of girls’s sport on the African continent.

International Girl in Sport – This award seeks to honour a girl, who’s impacting sport globally, and going the additional mile to place ladies’s sport on the map internationally.

Girl in Social Media – A girl who creates highly effective on-line content material about SA ladies in sport and demonstrates a convincing edge utilizing Social Media throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Mail & Guardian Girl in Print – A girl in print who’s excelling in her surroundings and utilizing her place to create highly effective journalist content material about SA ladies in sport throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Girl in PR and Sponsorship – A girl within the public relations and sponsorship area who works to construct the model and enterprise of girls’s sport throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Girl in Radio – A girl in sport who’s utilizing her voice to advertise ladies’s sport content material on radio and demonstrates a convincing edge as a radio journalist throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

SuperSport Girl in Tv – A girl who has efficiently damaged into the male-dominated world of sports activities TV and likewise makes use of her platform to create highly effective content material about SA ladies in sport throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Fashion Star of the 12 months – A vibrant South African lady in sport who has grow to be synonymous with a number one sense of fashion and magnificence and serves as an inspiration to all ladies in sport who aspire to develop and construct highly effective private manufacturers.

Volunteer of the 12 months – Volunteers are the spine of beginner sport and this lengthy serving particular person (any gender) selflessly offers their time and sources to assist increase the profile of girls’s sport in South Africa.

Supporter of the 12 months – A person who goes out of his or her solution to gas the success of our sportswomen by pulling their weight to make sure their favourites get throughout the road.

Particular Recognition – A person who goes past the decision of responsibility, and has made an extended and constructive affect on SA ladies in sport.

Nielsen Sports activities South Africa Sponsor of the 12 months – A industrial sponsor who has exceeded its opponents in supporting ladies’s sport throughout the 12 months beneath Evaluation (30 June, 2022 to 30 June, 2023).

Federation of the 12 months – A sports activities federation that has made the best strides to develop ladies’s sport commercially and embrace ladies in management positions.

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