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The final countdown towards the KwaZulu-Natal Sport Awards is gaining momentum with the opening of the SMS vote line to allow members of the public to vote for their favourite sport star in the Sport Personality of the Year Category. The awards will be held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban on Friday, 23 September 2016.

The process of nomination of candidates by Sport Federations has been completed and a panel of experts has already shortlisted three nominees from each of the categories. The panel will select also winners who will be announced during the Awards ceremony.

 

To make the awards exciting and people centred, members of the public have been given an opportunity to vote for their favourable sport personalities in the Sports Personality of the Year, which is the only category voted by sports loving public. An SMS line, 33258, has been activated and the public is encouraged to cast their vote from a list of 11 athletes shortlisted in the top four categories.

 

Choose your favourite sporting personality from the following list:

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR

NAMECODE
Chad le ClosSwimming
Hank McGregorCanoeing
Henri SchoemanTriathlon

 

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR WITH A DISABILITY

NAMECODE
Alani FerreiraSwimming
Jennifer HigginsSwimming

 

SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR WITH A DISABILITY

NAMECODE
Kevin PaulSwimming
Tyrone PillayAthletics
Aaron PutzSwimming

 

SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

NAMECODE
Bridgitte HartleyCanoeing
Bongiwe MsomiNetball
Tayla KinseyRugby

 

To vote send an SMS to 33258, with the words KZNAWARDS followed by NAME & SURNAME of your chosen star. SMS cost R1.50.

Lucky members of the public stand a chance to be invited to the Awards ceremony and get an opportunity to witness the Province giving recognition to our star performers, on and off the field.