National Sports Award 2016

The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports organised the 31st Edition of the National Sports Award Gala Night 2016 on Friday 03 March 2017 at the Ravenala Attitude at Balaclava in the presence of:

  • Honorable Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development;
  • Hon. Leela Devi Dookhun, Minister of Education and Human Resources, Minister of Tertiary Education and Scientific Research;
  • Hon. Jean Christophe Stephan Toussaint, Minister of Youth and Sports ;
  • Hon. Yogida Sawmynaden, Minister of Technology, Communications & Innovations;
  • Hon. Jean- Nel Alain Aliphon, Parliamentary Private Secretary;
  • Hon. Mrs. Marie Claire Monty, Parliamentary Private Secretary;
  • Hon. Toolsyraj Benydin, Parliamentary Private Secretary;
  • Hon. Mrs Marie Noelle Doris S. Lolochou, Mayor of Curepipe;
  • Mr. Virendranath Kumar Daby, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth & Sports;
  • Sponsors;
  • Mrs. Sarah Rawat Currimjee, Chairperson of the Mauritius Sports Council, Board Members and staff;
  • Mr. Menon Monien, Chairman of the Panel Committee of the National Sports Award;
  • Mr. Giandev Moteea, Chairman of the “Club Maurice”;
  • Advisors of the Ministry of Youth & Sports;
  • Representatives of National Sports Federations, athletes, coaches and
  • the Press

 

AWARD CATEGORY REMITTANCE OF GIANT CHEQUE (SPONSORS) REMITTANCE OF TROPHY AND PLUSH
Best Handisports Athlete (Female) Aurally

Mr Moorghen Veeramootoo,

Chief Operating Officer

Lottotech Ltd

Mr. Bruno Julie
Best Handisports Athlete (Male) Aurally Mrs G.Toory, ChairpersonCommission National Du Sport Feminin
Best Handisports Athlete (Female) Mentally Mrs. Joseline Leriche Etiennette, Group CSR Coordinator Leal Group Mr. T.Ponambalum, Chairman Trust Fund for Excellence in Sports
Best Handisports Athlete (Male) Mentally Mr S. Pillay, Ag Director of Sports Ministry of Youth & Sports
Best Handisports Athlete (Female) Physically Mr. Ramesh Motee, Chief Risk Officer MauBank Ltd Mr I.Seebaluck, Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth & Sports
Best Handisports Athlete (Male ) Physically Mr. Ramalingum Maistry, Chairman Mauritius Ports Authority Mr R.Papie, Vice President National Olympic Committee
Best Handisports Athlete (Female) Visually Mr. G.Moteea, Chairman Club Maurice Mr P.Rangan, Deputy Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth & Sports / Board Member of the Mauritius Sports Council
Best Handisports Athlete (Male) Visually Mr. Bernard Lan, General Manager Gamma Materials Ltd Mrs Sheila Seebaluck Blackburn
Team of the Year (Sports Collectifs) Mrs Sarah Rawat Currimjee, Chairperson Mauritius Sports Council
Team of the Year (Sports Individuels) Mrs. Bhavna Fowdar, Head of Marketing Eden Dale Distributors Ltd
Coach of the Year (Sports collectifs) Mr. Narain Bhayro, Manager Projects Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd Hon. Jean Nel Alain Aliphon, Parliamentary Private Secretary
Coach of the Year (Sports Individuels) Mr. Inigo de Prado, Chief Executive Officer Quality Beverages Ltd Hon. Toolsyraj Benydin, Parliamentary Private Secretary
Most Promising Sportswoman of the Year Mr Arnaud Espitalier Noel, Head Field Mauvilac Industries Ltd Mr V.K.Daby, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth & Sports
Most Promising Sportsman of the Year Mr. Allan Brelu-Brelu, Cluster Manager Indian Ocean Islands Nestlé Products(Mtius) Ltd Mrs Sarah Rawat  Currimjee, Chairperson Mauritius Sports Council
Junior Sportswoman of the Year Mr. Dominique Filleul, General Director City Sport Maurice Ltee Hon.Leela Devi Dookhun Luchoomun Minister of Education & Human Resources Tertiary Education & Scientific Research
Junior Sportsman of the Year Mrs Anjina Saddul Tulsidas, Marketing Manager Panagora Marketing Co Ltd

Hon.Yogida Sawmynaden

Minister of Technology, Communication & Innovation

Sportswoman of the Year Mr. Raj Dussoye, Chief Executive Banking SBM Bank Mauritius Ltd Hon.Jean Christophe Stephan Toussaint Minister of Youth & Sports
Sportsman of the Year Mr. Neeraj Mounien Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer Mauritius Telecom Ltd Hon.Pravind Kumar Jugnauth Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications & National Development Unit, Minister of Finance & Economic Development
 

A gift comprising of a mobile phone was also offered to the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year 2016 by Mauritius Telecom / Orange.

The winners of the National Sports Award 2016 are as follows:

CATEGORY NAME SPORTS DISCIPLINE CASH PRIZE
SPORTSMAN Lambert LECLEZIO Equestrian Rs 100,000
SPORTSWOMAN Kate FOO KUNE Badminton Rs 100,000
JUNIOR SPORTSMAN Jack Anthony MADANAMOOTHOO Weightlifters & Powerlifters Rs 60,000
JUNIOR SPORTSWOMAN Amelie BOY Tennis Rs 60,000
MOST PROMISING SPORTSMAN Christopher FOK KOW Tennis Rs 50,000
MOST PROMISING SPORTSWOMAN Ketty LENT Weightlifters & Powerlifters Rs 50,000

COACH OF THE YEAR 2016

‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’

Idris SUFRAZ Swimming Rs 50,000

COACH OF THE YEAR 2016

‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS

Reza Khan ITOOLA Volleyball Rs 50,000

TEAM OF THE YEAR 2014

‘SPORTS INDIVIDUELS’

Mauritian Women Senior Team
Kate Foo Kune
Nicola Chan Lam
Yeldy Louison
Shania Leung
Shama Aboobakar
Sendila Mourat
Badminton Rs 60,000

TEAM OF THE YEAR 2016

‘SPORTS COLLECTIFS’

Beach Volleyball Women National Team
Vanessa Chellumben
Maita Cousin
Heidi Durhone
Angelique Ramdoss
Volleyball Rs 60,000
 

BEST HANDISPORTS ATHLETES (MALE)

FEDERATION/ASSOCIATION NAME OF ATHLETES CASH PRIZE
The Aurally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation Mr Jean Vincent DUVAL Rs 25,000
The Mentally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation Mr Denovan RABAYE Rs 25,000
The Physically Handicapped Persons Sports  Federation (PHYSFED) Mr Jean Sebastien Cedric RAVET Rs 25,000
The Visually Handicapped Persons Sports Federation of Mauritius Mr Henri Rosario MARIANNE Rs 25,000
 

BEST HANDISPORTS ATHLETES (FEMALE)

FEDERATION/ASSOCIATION NAME OF ATHLETES CASH PRIZE
The Aurally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation Miss Shelysha LOKHEERAM Rs 25,000
The Mentally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation Miss  Ashley Trinity TELVAVE Rs 25,000
The Physically Handicapped Persons Sports  Federation (PHYSFED) Miss M.D.T Brandy PERRINE Rs 25,000
The Visually Handicapped Persons Sports Federation of Mauritius Miss Marie Chloe Daphne ARMAND Rs 25,000
 

Memorial Award 
In view to pay tribute to Late Mr. Ismael Valimamode, Commissioner for Health and Sports in Rodrigues for his commitment in the field of sports, a Memorial Award was remitted to his family and was represented by Mr. Elvino Pierre Louis, Sports Officer from Rodrigues.

Gift Voucher
Mr. Dominique Filleul of City Sport presented a gift voucher of Rs 1,500 to Mrs. Sarah Rawat Currimjee, Chairperson of the Mauritius Sports Council, which will be remitted to all nominees of the National Sports Award 2016.

Special Award
A shield has been awarded to Honorable Pravind Kumar JUGNAUTH, Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development for gracing the National Sports Award 2016 and for his contribution to the development of Sports in Mauritius.

Interludes
During the Gala night, the guests were entertained by ABAIM group.

The hostesses were dressed by City sport.

View Pictures in Media Library