2017 World Intellectual Impairment Sport Awards – nominations open
Nominations are now open for the 2017 World Intellectual Impairment Sport Awards, recognising the outstanding achievements of para-athletes with an intellectual disability and those who work tirelessly to support them.
- The Marie Little Best Female Athlete Award
- Best Male Athlete Award
These awards recognise an outstanding female and male athlete who have excelled in competition and training. The best female award is named in honour of Marie Little – former World Intellectual Impairment Sport Executive Committee member and a lifelong supporter of women and girls in sport – who passed away in 2014.
- Unsung Hero Award
This award recognises the outstanding contribution of a volunteer, coach, staff member or supporter who has made a significant difference to an athlete or sport for athletes with an intellectual disability.
- World Intellectual Impairment Sport Hall of Fame
This award recognises the unique and outstanding contribution of an individual during their career – either an athlete, a volunteer, coach, administrator or other significant role.
Nominations close 31st January 2017. To nominate, visit the World Intellectual Impairment Sport Awards webpage.