In Daugavpils, the “Laureates of Sports 2021” were determined in twelve nominations

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Last Thursday, January 20, the annual awards ceremony “Laureate of Sports 2021” took place in Daugavpils. This time the awarding of the best athletes of the city took place in person.

The solemn event was held in the large hall of the Palace of Culture and the athletes received awards in 12 nominations.

Eventually “Athlete of the Year” became a wrestler Anastasia Grigorieva.

Athlete of the Year – freestyle wrestler Alan Amirov.

Best Senior Athlete – Greco-Roman wrestler Andrey Drozdov, and Best Senior Female Athlete – athlete Valentina Petrova.

Team of the Year recognized speedway junior team Locomotive: Oleg Mikhailov, Daniil Kolodinsky, Ernest Matyushonok, a the best sporting event 2021 has become Men’s U19 World Basketball Championship.

Rising Star of the Year in sports called a weightlifter Arthur Vasilenko.

Paralympic Athlete of the Year recognized swimmer Yuri Semyonov.

Coach of the Year became Sergey Kursitis (freestyle wrestling), the best sports teacher – teacher of the 10th secondary school Andrey Domanin.

Lifetime Contribution Award a football player received in Daugavpils sports Alexander Guardians, a for the development of sports in the city awarded Latgale water sports center Dinaburg.

We congratulate the Laureates of Sports and wish you good health, strength, passion and new bright achievements in the new year!

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