Double Olympic Games gold medalist Jerry Tuwai has been named the 2022 Fiji Sports Awards Fiji Tattslotto Sportsman of the Year.
This is the second time Tuwai has received this award for his accolades after being named the sportsman of the year in 2020.
Tuwai has become Fiji’s most decorated 7s player after collecting the World Rugby 7’s Player of the Decade award in 2020, two HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series titles and two Olympic Games gold medals.
The Sportswoman award went to Rusila Nagasau who led her side to their historical Olympic bronze medal win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and silver at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Other categories included;
Fiji Water Coach of the Year
Sports World Technical Official of the Year
Tevita Rokovereni – Fiji Rugby Union
JAD Travel & Hertz Rent A Car Volunteer of the Year
Fiji TV Sports Photograph of the Year
Fiji Times – Sophie Ralulu
ONOC Hanisi Erasito Administrator of the Year
Paradise Beverages Sports Organisations of the Year
Fiji Rugby Union
Asco Motors Team of the Year
Fiji Men’s Rugby Seven’s team
Tappoo Young Female Athlete of the Year
Vodafone Young Male Athlete of the Year
Maciu Tauriwau – Weightlifting
Fiji Tattslotto Sportswoman of the Year
Rusila Nagasau – Fiji Rugby Union
Fiji Tattslotto Sportsman of the Year
Jerry Tuwai – Fiji Rugby Union.
SOURCE: FIJI LIVE/FIJI GOVT/PACNEWS