Disabled Sportsperson of the Year

CIGNA DISABLED SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR

 

Open to any male or female athlete who has excelled as an individual or in a team in one or more sports as a disabled sportsperson within the qualifying period.

– Achievements by nominees will only be considered if they have occurred during the qualifying period 12 April 2016 to 17 April 2017
– An athlete can be nominated in more than one category e.g. emerging sportswoman / sportsman and sportsperson of the year
– Performance based
– Nominees under consideration for the awards must be a ‘Wellingtonian’ as per the criteria (a), (b), or (c) below:

(a) Through residency in the greater Wellington region during the qualifying period
(b) Through representing the Wellington region or a Wellington based club in their chosen discipline during the qualifying period
(c) Through being commonly acknowledged as a Wellingtonian (including the Wairarapa, Kapiti, Porirua and Hutt Valley) although not regularly resident in the region due to the demands of their sporting career

 

Previous Winners 
2016
  Mary Fisher – Para Swimming
2015
  Mary Fisher – Para Swimming
2014
  Mary Fisher – Para Swimming
2013
  Mary Fisher – Para Swimming
2012
  Jayne Parsons – Para Cycling

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