Olympic champion Walcott big winner at national ceremony
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Olympic gold medallist Keshorn Walcott was the big winner at the Spirit of Sport Awards, picking up four awards including Trinidad and Tobago’s Male Athlete of the Year. The 19-year-old, who made history when he won the men’s javelin throw at this year’s London Olympics, took four of the five awards for which he was nominated. He also walked away with the Sport Performance of the Year, Breakthrough Athlete of the Year, and Consistent Performer of the Year.
Cyclist Njisane Phillip beat out Walcott for the Record-Breaking Perfor-mance of the Year with his fourth place finish in the men’s match sprint at the Olympics.