The Malta Sports Journalists Association and Atlas Insurance will officially launch the public voting for the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Year Award 2021 between the 14th–26th January.

The young athletes that have claimed the monthly award during 2021 are now eligible to compete for the prestigious yearly award with a combined vote by the panel of journalists and the public.

The journalists’ vote will carry 60% of the total outcome whilst the popular public vote will carry the other 40% of the vote that has been launched on the official Facebook page of Atlas Insurance:

The eligible athletes for the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Year Award 2021 are:

Kayden Lagana (Tenpin Bowling) – January

Francesca Curmi (Tennis) – February

Mya Azzopardi (Swimming) – March

Jeremy Zammit (Long Jump) – April & July

Malta U-15 Men’s Water Polo National Team – May

Sasha Gatt (Swimming) – June

Malta U-17 Women’s Water Polo National Team – August

Zea Montfort (Artistic Swimming) – September

Lijana Sultana (Squash) – October

Matti Satariano (Darts) – November

Haley Bugeja (Football) – December

“Atlas firmly believes in the sporting values of commitment, passion and respect,” said Matthew von Brockdorff, Managing Director and CEO at Atlas Insurance. “It is an honour and a privilege to be able to play a key role in recognising the achievements and talents of these inspiring young athletes, together with the Malta Sports Journalists Association. On behalf of all at Atlas, we wish all the monthly winners of 2021 the best of luck for the much-awaited Atlas Youth Athlete of the Year Award!”

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Photo caption: All winners of the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award in 2021