The Latvian Olympic Committee (LOK) has informed the public voting has begun for the “Three Star Award 2022” ceremony honoring the achievements of the Latvian sports community on Monday.
Voting on the website “Triszvaigznubalva.lv” will last until December 9th. During this time, every sports fan will have the opportunity to express their support for the nine nominations of 2022 once a day.
Candidates were nominated in the first round by a wide range of sports community and industry professionals, including prominent Olympic and non-Olympic federations, sports organizations and sports journalists. After counting the votes received in the first round, the jury approved the nominations of the nine candidates who received the most votes and were sent to the popular vote.
In the Beijing Olympic Games luge sport, bronze medalist Kristers Aparjods, skeleton player Martins Dukurs, basketball players Rihards Lomažs and Kristaps Porziņgis, and figure skater Deniss Vasiļjevs are applying for the Beijing Olympic Games athlete. year award.
On the other hand, cross-country skier Patricija Eidukas, who won the bronze medal in the team relay at the Beijing Games, will compete for beach volleyball player Tīna Graudiņa, tennis player Aļona Ostapenko, javelin thrower Līna Mūze and sledge athlete Elīza Tīruma. athlete of the year award.
Latvia men’s basketball team, Latvia men’s floorball team, Latvia men’s football team and Latvia men’s ice hockey team will compete for the name of the sports team of the year.
Latvia 3×3 basketball team, beach volleyball duo Tīna Graudiņa/Anastasija Samoilova, Latvian luge sports team at the Beijing Olympic Games, and Latvian wheelchair curling team have been nominated for the sports junior team of the year award.
In technical sports, Jānis Baumanis, Kristaps Blušs or Pauls Jonass can be the winner.
Swimmer Zane Embrekte, wheelchair curler Polina Rozhkova and para-equestrian Rihards Snikus compete for the title of Paralympic athlete of the year.
Men’s basketball coach Luka Banki, Latvian men’s football champion “Valmieras” coach Jurșis Kalns and RFS football club coach Viktors Morozs could be coach of the year.
Latvian Basketball Federation, Latvian Football Federation and Latvian Luge Sports Federation claim the title of sports federation of the year, but Liepāja State City, Riga State City, Sigulda County Municipality and Valmiera County Municipality can be Sports Federation of the Year.
In total, the awards will be presented in the form of 14 nominations, two of which are the new nominees “Sports Family of the Year” and “Youth Coach of the Year”.
On the other hand, the “Sports Journalist/Photographer of the Year” nomination returned to the nomination list. The winner will be determined by the Artūrs Vaiders Foundation and will be presented for the fifth time.
The winner of the “Sport Teacher of the Year” nomination is determined by the Ministry of Education and Science, while the candidates for the “Lifetime Investment in Sports” nomination are nominated by the LOK, Latvian Paralympic Committee (LPK) and Latvia. It is determined and announced by the Sports Federation Council (LSFP), but by the “Three Star Awards 2022” jury.
The result of the total vote consists of the votes of the fans (50% of the result), the votes of the sports organizations (LOK, LPK, LSFP, three athletes each)), the votes of the athletes who were not nominated (25% of the votes) and the voting. Proportion of sports reporters (25% of votes).
The list of “Three Star Awards 2022” athletes and sports reporters who will participate in the voting can be found on the website “Triszvaigznubalva.lv”.
The “Three Star Award 2022” event honoring the achievements of the sports community is organized by LOK with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Source: Tv Net
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