After taking top honors at the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Awards, cyclist Nicholas Paul and sprinter Michelle-Lee Ayhe were again the big winners at the 2023 First Citizens Sports Awards on Friday night at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad.

For Paul, it was his fourth First Citizens award (including one as Junior Sportsman of the Year), while Ahye took her fourth title.

Swimmer Nikoli Blackman recorded his fourth consecutive Youth Sportsman of the Year award, while Jenae De Gannes claimed the Youth Sportswoman of the Year for the first time.

Trinidad and Tobago’s 3×3 basketball team, which bagged a historic bronze medal at the Pan American Games in 2023, won the Lystra Lewis Award for the best national team.

Twelve sporting personalities were inducted into the First Citizens Sports Hall of Fame including the late Deon Lendore, who tragically died in a car accident in January 2022.

Before the gala event kicked off at the Hyatt Regency, Paul was the clear favorite for the Sportsman of the...

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Author: Vidia Ramphal