CommBank Stadium to Host 2021 NSW Champions of Sport Ceremony

Sport NSW has today confirmed CommBank Stadium will host the 2021 NSW Champions of Sport Ceremony on Monday 24 January, 2022.

The gala dinner offers an opportunity for the NSW sporting family to come together and recognise the achievements and successes of NSW athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and organisations.

More info on the Awards, including ticket information, is available here

The NSW Champions of Sport Ceremony was originally planned to be held virtually, but with the high-rate of vaccinations in the community the event has been moved to a formal gala dinner at CommBank Stadium.

The NSW Sports Awards are an important part of the NSW sporting landscape, and serve to celebrate outstanding achievements and excellence in NSW sport across various categories.

Sport NSW is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 NSW Sports Awards.

Across 12 categories, the finalists comprise outstanding NSW athletes, coaches, officials, administrators and organisations from a broad cross section of the NSW Sports Sector, with successes and achievements both within Australia and on the world stage.

The athletes in contention for NSW Athlete of the Year and NSW Athlete of the Year with a Disability are among the world’s best in their chosen fields. Congratulations to:

NSW Athlete of the Year Finalists 2021:

  • Cate Campbell (Swimming)
  • Madison de Rozario (Para-Athletics)
  • Jessica Fox (Paddle)
  • Nicola McDermott (Athletics)
  • Spencer Turrin (Rowing)
  • Owen Wright (Surfing)

NSW Athlete of the Year with a Disability Finalists 2021:

  • Erik Horrie (Rowing)
  • Matthew Levy (Swimming)
  • Daniel Michel (Boccia)
  • Lauren Parker (Para-Triathlon)
  • Amanda Reid (Para-Cycling)
  • Tyan Taylor (Goalball)

NSW Hall of Champions Induction

As well as the announcment of the 2021 NSW Sports Awards, the ceremony will include the formal induction of five NSW sporting icons into the NSW Hall of Champions, as well as the elevation of Mark Ella AM to Legend status.