Peter Gilchrist and Cherie Tan win top awards in Singapore

Peter Gilchrist and Cherie Tan win top awards in Singapore

Singapore, October 28, 2020: The winners of the 2020 Singapore Sports Awards were announced on Wednesday evening at an awards presentation ceremony held at the Singapore Sports Hub.

Organised by the Singapore National Olympic Council and Sport Singapore, and supported by the Tote Board Group, the 2020 awards honoured the most deserving individuals and teams in 2019 and celebrated those who helped shape Sporting Singapore.

Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Speaker of Parliament and President of Singapore NOC, graced the event as the Guest of Honour to present the awards along with Mr Edwin Tong, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth.

The winners of the Singapore Sports Awards 2020 are:

Best Sports Event of the Year (Local): Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon 2019.

Best Sports Event of the Year (International): 2019 International Champions Cup Singapore Presented by AIA.

Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year: “Heroes are found on all types of wheels” by Rohit Brijnath of The Straits Times.

Best Sports Photo of the Year: Andy Chua.

Sportsboy/Sportsgirl Team of the Year (Event): Table Tennis Men’s Doubles Team – Josh Chua Shao Han and Koen Pang Yew En.

Team of the Year (Event): Swimming, Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Team (2019 SEA Games) – Christie Chue, Gan Ching Hwee, Quah Jing Wen, Quah Ting Wen.

Team of the Year (Team Sport): Floorball Women’s Team.

Coach of the Year: Louise Khng (Floorball).

Sportsgirl of the Year: Amita Marie Nicolette Berthier (Fencing).

Sportsboy of the Year: Koen Pang Yew En (Table Tennis).

Sportswoman of the Year: Cherie Tan (Bowling).

Sportsman of the Year: Peter Gilchrist (Cuesports).

Note: 180 athletes were also recognised with Meritorious awards for individual and team performances in the senior and junior categories.

Source: Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC)