Four-time women's award recipient Cleopatra Borel is among a quartet of former winners list in a field of 54 athletes (29 men and 25 women) nominated by their respective sporting association for the 2015 First Citizens Sports Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards.
Shot Putter Borel has won the award on four previous occasions, 2002, 2007, 2010 and 2014 and is joined on the list of nominees by 2012 Olympic javelin champion Keshorn Walcott, shooter Roger Daniel, and 2004 Olympic bronze medallist, swimmer George Bovell III.
The First Citizens Sports Foundation, under the Distinguished Patronage of His Excellency, President of the Republic of T&T, Dr Anthony Carmona, will host its annual sports awards on March 13, at the Queen's Hall, Port of Spain.
The Foundation's selection committee, headed by Chairman Dr. Keith Clifford and aided by sporting associations (through the nominations of athletes), has worked through an exhaustive and thorough process in deciding on the various nominations.
Walcott, an Olympic javelin gold medal winner at the London 2012 Games captured the men's top award in 2012, shooter Daniel won in 2010 and 2011 while Bovell was the awardee in 2004 and 2014.
In addition to the top nation's top individual sporting award, the Jeffrey Stollmeyer Award for the best sporting administration and Lystra Lewis Award for the Team of the Year will also be presented on the night while the WOW moments which was first introduced in 2009 will again be among the highlights.
These moments have been chosen by the media as the top performances of the year.
SPORTSMAN & SPORTSWOMAN OF
THE YEAR AWARDS NOMINEES
Amateur Boxing Nigel Carlan Thomas Paul
Automobile Sports Marc Gill/Maria Tara Paratapsingh
Badminton Alistair Espinoza/Avril Plaza-Marcelle
Body Building Kelton Thomas/Vanessa Hill
Boxing Nigel Carlan Thomas Paul
Canoe/Kayak Satyam Maharaj/Keian Huggins
Chess Kevin Cupid/Aditi Soondarsingh
Cricket Darren Bravo/Britney Cooper
Cycling Njisane Nicholas Phillips/Jodi Goodridge
Football Kenwyne Jones/Arin King
Golf Talin Rajendranath/Monifa Sealy
Gymnastics Marisa Dick
Hockey Andrey Rocke/Alana Lewis
Horse Racing Prayven Badrie
Judo Christopher George
Karate Edward Ryan Rajmoolie/Dr. Nicole Lambie
Netball Rhonda John-Davis
Paralympics Akeem Stewart
Powerlifting Adrian Barry Brown/Salisha Rahim
Rally Donald Gopaul
Rugby Agboola Silverthorn/Ornella George
Sailing Andrew Lewis/Kelly Ann Arrindell
Shooting Roger Daniel/Marsha Bullen-Jones
Squash Kale Alexander Wilson/Charlotte Knaggs
Swimming George Bovel III/Cherelle Thompson
Table Tennis Aaron Junior Wilson/Linda Paratap-Booddhan
Taekwondo Edson Breedy
Target Archery Parasan Ramsmair/Neela Cezair
Tennis Vaughn Wilson/Breana Stampfli
Track & Field Keshorn Walcott & Machel Cedenio/Cleopatra Borel
Triathlon Jason Castelloe/Jenna Ross
Volleyball Fabien Whitfield/Sinead Jack