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Michael Frater Guest of Honour @ Athletes Awards Gala

- BVIAA event slated for this evening, December 29, 2016 @ The Moorings
Decorated Jamaican Sprinter Michael Frater is the Guest of Honor at the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) 8th Annual Awards Gala at The Moorings this evening, Thursday December 29, 2016. Photo: Internet Source
Junior World Championships bronze medalist Kyron McMaster is a favourite for the Junior Athlete of the Year Award. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
Junior World Championships bronze medalist Kyron McMaster is a favourite for the Junior Athlete of the Year Award. Photo: Charlie E. Jackson/VINO
The main purpose of the Awards Gala is to recognise those athletes who have achieved success during the past year. Photo: Provided
The main purpose of the Awards Gala is to recognise those athletes who have achieved success during the past year. Photo: Provided
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jamaican Sprinter Michael Frater is to be the Guest of Honour at the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) 8th Annual Awards Gala at The Moorings on Thursday December 29, 2016.

Frater specialises in the 100 metres event and won a silver medal at the 2005 World Championships and a gold medal at the 2003 Pan American Games for the event.

He has also been successful as part of the Jamaican 4 × 100 metres relay team, setting the world record and Olympic record at the 2012 London Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics. He won gold in the relay at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and took silver in the 2002 edition.

The main purpose of the evening (6:30P.M. start) is to recognise those athletes who have achieved success during the past year and who have been nominated to various award categories, including Male and Female Athletes of the Year and Most Outstanding Performances.

In 2015, Chantel E. Malone and Eldred Henry both 3-peated as Senior Athletes of the Year, Trevia Gumbs and Kyron McMaster took home the gongs for Junior Athletes, whilst Beyonce Defreitas and Malaki A. Smith were Youth Athletes of the Year.

Full list of Nominees:

Sol Youth Female Athlete of the Year- Adaejah Hodge, Ariyah Smith, Tamri Thomas

Sol Youth Male Athlete of the Year- Sean Samuel, Malaki A. Smith, Khybah Dawson, Tiondre Frett

Sol Jr. Male Athlete of the Year-Kyron McMaster, Akeem Bradshaw, K’Cei Moses, Djimon Gumbs

Sol Jr. Female Athlete of the Year- Z’Niah Hutchinson, L’T’sha Fahie, Tarika Moses, Beyonce Defreitas, Lakeisha Warner, Arianna Hayde

Sol Sr. Male Athlete of the Year- Khari Herbert, Eldred Henry

Sol Sr. Female Athlete of the Year- Tahesia G. Harrigan- Scott, Karene K.R. King, Ashley N. Kelly, Chantel E. Malone           

Most Outstanding Track and Field Performances Nominees

Most Outstanding Combined Track Events Male Athlete- Akeem Bradshaw,

Kyron McMaster, Khari Herbert

Most Outstanding Combined Field Events Male Athlete- Akeem Bradshaw, Eldred Henry

Most Outstanding Combined Track Events Female Athlete- Ashely N. Kelly, Karene K.R. King, Taylor Hill

Most Outstanding Combined Field Events Female Athlete- Kala Penn, Tynelle Gumbs, Arianna Hayde

Most Outstanding Combined Events Male Athlete- Eldred Henry, Akeem Bradshaw

Most Outstanding Women’s Open Field Athlete- Chantel E. Malone, Tynelle Gumbs

Most Outstanding Girls Under 20 Track Athlete- Nelda Huggins, Lakeisha Warner, Tarika Moses, L’T’sha Fahie

Most Outstanding Girls Under 20 Field Athlete- Kayla Penn, Britney Peters

Most Outstanding Boy Under 18 Track Athlete- Rakeel Jack, Joshua Hill, K’Cei Moses, Rikkoi Brathwaite

Most Outstanding Girls Under 18 Track Athlete- Beyonce Defreitas, Shaniyah Caul

Most Outstanding Boys Under 18 Field Athlete- Djimon Gumbs, Diamante Gumbs

Most Outstanding Girl Under 18 Field Athlete- Arianna Hayde, Akira Phillips, Z’Niah Hutchinson

Most Outstanding Boys Under 15 Track Athlete- Malaki A. Smith, Malik John, Jaleel Croal

Most Outstanding Girls Under 15 Track Athlete- Akrisa Eristee, Zara Brown, Tashara Edwards

Most Outstanding Boys 13 Field Athlete- Khybah Dawson, Sh’ael Lavacia, Kyron Walwyn, Stephen Emmanuel

Outstanding Girl Under 13 Field Athlete- Ariyah Smith, Akeela McMaster

Outstanding Boys Under 13 Track Athlete- Sh’ael Lavacia, Khybah Dawson, Kyron Walwyn, Caryliek Benjamin

Outstanding Girls Under 13 Track Athlete- Ariyah Smith, D’neigh Williams, Akeela McMaster, Kaelyaah Liburd, Jahtivyah William

Most Outstanding Boys Under 11 Track Athlete- Kaleem Lettsome, Delano Hodge

Most Outstanding Girls Under 11 Track Athlete- Chidinma Emelandu, Asia McMaster, Adaejah Hodge, Acaida Frett, Jah’kyla Morton, Shannia Johnson

Most Outstanding Boys Under 11 Field Athlete- Kaleem Lettsome, Sean Samuel, Johari Lacey, K’shawn Martin, Delano Hodge

Most Outstanding Girls Under 11 Field Athlete- Adeajah Hodge, Acaida Frett, Jah’Kyla Morton, Kijuanna Callwood

Most Outstanding Girls Under 9 Field Athlete- Tamri Thomas, Shyra Stoutt

Most Outstanding Gils Under 9 Track Athlete- Tamri Thomas, Jayla Winter, Shyra Stoutt

Most Outstanding Boys Under 9 Field Athlete- Latriel Williams, Sterling Stoutt

Most Outstanding Boys Under 9 Track Athlete- Tiondre Frett, Sterling Stoutt, Jaheem Lennard- Joseph

 

Road Race Series Male Athlete of the Year

Julius Farley, Reuben J.A. Stoby, Zebalon A. McLean

Road Race Series Female Athlete of the Year-

Rosmond Johnson, Maria Mays, Saungie Liburd

College Race Series Cross Country Awards

Open Men- Samuel Romney, Julius Farley, Reuben J.A. Stoby

Open Women: Saungie Liburd, Rosmond Johnson, Jessica Broderick

4 Responses to “Michael Frater Guest of Honour @ Athletes Awards Gala”

  • Cuz (29/12/2016, 08:55) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Thats a big catch
  • Courious (29/12/2016, 20:23) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    I wonder who does really be doin these nominations and what are the criteria to be nominated
    • @ Courious (30/12/2016, 16:24) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      The awards are for Athletes who excel in their field based on international, regional and home competition and are obvious if you have any interest in BVI's leading athletes


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