Top achievers honoured

2017-08-08 06:01
People’s Post photographer Rashied Isaacs received the Sport Media Recognition Award at the Cape Town Sport Awards ceremony held at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

People’s Post photographer Rashied Isaacs received the Sport Media Recognition Award at the Cape Town Sport Awards ceremony held at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

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The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs andSport, the Cape Town sport council and the City of Cape Town hosted the Cape Town Sport Awards at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

Athletes from across the city were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes in 23 different categories.

Richard Buckley, chairperson of the Cape Town sport council, welcomed guests and thanked contributors for making the event possible.

The keynote address was delivered by the director of sport development, Paul Hendricks.

According to departmental spokesperson Tania Colyn, Hendricks gave guests insight into the department’s flagship mass participation, opportunity and access, and development and growth (MOD) programme and research conducted over seven years on the so-called 10 000-hour rule.

“This alludes to the fact that a child should be able to master a particular activity such as sport if he practises for 10 000 hours,” says Colyn.

“Athletes who took part in the MOD programme have benefitted greatly with some now representing the province in international tournaments.

“He concluded by congratulating and thanking athletes for excelling in their respective sport codes.”

The evening ended with the announcement of the winners of the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year categories. This year these titles were awarded to Seabelo Senatla (of Western Province Rugby) and Anzel Laubscher (of Western Province Chess) ­respectively.

The Western Cape department of cultural affairs and sport, the Cape Town sport council and the City of Cape Town hosted the Cape Town Sport Awards at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

Athletes from across the city were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes in 23 different categories.

Richard Buckley, chairperson of the Cape Town sport council, welcomed guests and thanked contributors for making the event possible.

The keynote address was delivered by the director of sport development, Paul Hendricks.

According to departmental spokesperson Tania Colyn, Hendricks gave guests insight into the department’s flagship mass participation, opportunity and access, and development and growth (MOD) programme and research conducted over seven years on the so-called 10 000-hour rule.

“This alludes to the fact that a child should be able to master a particular activity such as sport if he practises for 10 000 hours,” says Colyn.

“Athletes who took part in the MOD programme have benefitted greatly with some now representing the province in international tournaments.

“He concluded by congratulating and thanking athletes for excelling in their respective sport codes.”

The evening ended with the announcement of the winners of the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year categories. This year these titles were awarded to Seabelo Senatla (of Western Province Rugby) and Anzel Laubscher (of Western Province Chess) respectively.

The Western Cape department of cultural affairs and sport, the Cape Town sport council and the City of Cape Town hosted the Cape Town Sport Awards at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

Athletes from across the city were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes in 23 different categories.

Richard Buckley, chairperson of the Cape Town sport council, welcomed guests and thanked contributors for making the event possible.

The keynote address was delivered by the director of sport development, Paul Hendricks.

According to departmental spokesperson Tania Colyn, Hendricks gave guests insight into the department’s flagship mass participation, opportunity and access, and development and growth (MOD) programme and research conducted over seven years on the so-called 10 000-hour rule.

“This alludes to the fact that a child should be able to master a particular activity such as sport if he practises for 10 000 hours,” says Colyn.

“Athletes who took part in the MOD programme have benefitted greatly with some now representing the province in international tournaments.

“He concluded by congratulating and thanking athletes for excelling in their respective sport codes.”

The evening ended with the announcement of the winners of the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year categories. This year these titles were awarded to Seabelo Senatla (of Western Province Rugby) and Anzel Laubscher (of Western Province Chess) respectively.

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, the Cape Town sport council and the City of Cape Town hosted the Cape Town Sport Awards at the Cape Town Civic Centre last week.

Athletes from across the city were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes in 23 different categories.

Richard Buckley, chairperson of the Cape Town sport council, welcomed guests and thanked contributors for making the event ­possible.

The keynote address was delivered by the director of sport development, Paul Hendricks.

According to departmental spokesperson Tania Colyn, Hendricks gave guests insight into the department’s flagship mass participation, opportunity and access, and development and growth (MOD) programme and research conducted over seven years on the so-called 10 000-hour rule.

“This alludes to the fact that a child should be able to master a particular activity such as sport if he practises for 10 000 hours,” says Colyn.

“Athletes who took part in the MOD programme have benefitted greatly with some now representing the province in international tournaments.

Hendricks concluded by congratulating and thanking athletes for excelling in their respective sport codes.

The evening ended with the announcement of the winners of the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year categories.

This year these titles were awarded to Seabelo Senatla (of Western Province Rugby) and Anzel Laubscher (of Western Province Chess) respectively.

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