The inaugural REPRESENT! Indigenous Sports Awards in 2023 celebrated a remarkable group of Indigenous sports figures, encompassing athletes, leaders, and volunteers, all recognized for their outstanding contributions to the world of sports. Notably, minor sports took the spotlight among the finalists, and the awards resonated across the Northern Territory, with two winners hailing from Alice Springs.
The winners of the 2023 REPRESENT! Indigenous Sports Awards are as follows:
Indigenous Volunteer of the Year: Carol Stanislaus (AFL)
Charlie King Indigenous Inspirational Sporting Leader of the Year: Timmy Duggan (Hoops4Health)
Indigenous Junior Sportswoman of the Year: Lalwa May (Equestrian)
Indigenous Junior Sportsman of the Year: Cooper Drew (BMX)
Indigenous Sportswoman of the Year: Skye Lampton (Golf)
Indigenous Sportsman of the Year: Charlie Maher (Marathon)
This distinguished lineup of awardees highlights the diversity of sports and the profound impact Indigenous individuals have had in their respective disciplines. The awards ceremony served as a platform to recognize their achievements and the inspiration they bring to the broader sports community.
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