Recently some of the winners of the 61st edition of the SportMalta Awards Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali could get hand on the coveted trophies. The presentation was held in presence of the last edition’s sponsors at the Malta Sports Journalists Association’s office.

The 61st edition was a unique one due to the Covid19 pandemic situation, with a virtual ceremony thus without finalists and guests.

The follwing trophies were given:

Sports Team of the Year – MALTA NATIONAL FEMALE FOOTBALL TEAM (Football)

Sports Coach of the Year – DEVIS MANGIA (National Men Football Team Coach)

Sports Official of the Year – JOSEPH MUSCAT (General Secretary Malta Basketball Association)

People’s Choice Award  – MARK MARLOW (President Malta Employees Sport Association)

Special Olympics Male Athlete Award – MARK SERGE (Ten Pin Bowling)

Special Olympics Female Athlete Award – KLARA ZAMMIT (Open Water Swimming).

The following remaining winners will be invited in other seperate presentations:

Sportsman of the Year – DEJAN GRECH (Eight Ball Pool)

Sportswoman of the Year – HALEY BUGEJA (Football)

Male Sports Youth of the Year – RICHARD SCHULTHEIS (Sailing)

Female Sports Youth of the Year – TENISHIA THORNTON (Weightlifting)

International Sports Event of the Year – EIGHT BALL POOL EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP.