The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports organised the 28th Edition of the National Sports Award 2013 on Wednesday 29 January 2014 at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort in the presence of:
- Hon. Satyaprakash Ritoo, Minister of Youth & Sports
- Mr. Kris L. Appadoo, Chairman of the Mauritius Sports Council , Members and staff
- Mr. Ismael Valimamode, Commissioner of Sports & Health in Rodrigues
- Mr. Ranjiv Woochit, Chairman of the Pamplemousses District Council
- Mr. Dev Phokeer, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth & Sports
- Mr. Philippe Hao Thyn Voon, President of the Mauritius National Olympic Committee
- Mr. Jacques Malié, MSK, Chairman of the Panel Committee of the National Sports Award
- Mr. Giandev Moteea, Chairman of the "Club Maurice"
- Mr. Michael Glover, Chief Executive of Trust Fund for Excellence in Sports
- Mr. Désiré Tsang Kwai Kew from the Trust Fund for Excellence in Sports
- Advisors of the Ministry of Youth & Sports
- Representative from the Embassy of China
- Ms. Anjina Saddul, Annabelle Fanchette and Stephanie Heerah, representatives of Panagora Marketing Company Ltd and Maurilait
- Mrs. Choung from the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation
- Representatives of National Sports Federations, athletes and
- the Press
Sponsors for the National Sports Award 2013 are:
- Mauritius Telecom/Orange
- Mauritius Post and Cooperative Bank Ltd
- Nestle Products (Mtius)Ltd
- Bank of Mauritius
- ABC Motors
- City Sports
- Mauritius Ports Authority
- Sims Group of Companies
The winners for the National Sports Award 2013 are as follows:
- Fabrice Michel BAULUCK (Kickboxing) - Rs 100,000 offered by Mauritius Telecom / Orange
- Shalinee VALAYDON (Weightlifting) - Rs 100,000 offered by Furnicon
- Yvan Jean Hilary PIERROT (Weightlifting) - Rs 60,000 offered by Mauvilac
- Emmanuelle DE BEER (Tennis) - Rs 60,000 offered by Mauritius Post & Cooperative Bank
Most Promising Sportsman
- Timothée HUGNIN (Triathlon) - Rs 50,000 offered by Nestle Products Mauritius Ltd
Most Promising Sportswoman
- Amelie BOY (Tennis) - Rs 50,000 offered by Bank of Mauritius
Coach of the Year "Sports Individuels"
- Jacques Judex JEANNOT (Kick Boxing) - Rs 50,000 offered by Plyfoam
Coach of the Year "Sports Collectifs"
- Lindsay Wilson (Volleyball) - Rs 50,000 offered by ABC Motors Co Ltd
Team of the Year "Sports Individuels"
- 4 x 100 M Relay (Athletics) - Rs 60,000 offered by City Sports
Team of the Year "Sports Collectifs"
- Quatre Bornes Volleyball Club (Volleyball) - Rs 60,000 offered by Mauritius Ports Authority
Special Award (Handisport) Female
- Brandy PERRINE (Physically Handicapped Persons Sports Federation)
A mobile phone was offered by Mauritius Telecom and Rs 15,000 was offered by Stevenhills
Special Award (Handisport) Male
- Stephan Louis (Mentally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation of Mauritius)
A mobile phone was offered by Mauritius Telecom and Rs 15,000 was offered by Sims Group of Companies
Trophies were offered to all winners by the Mauritius Sports Council.
- Mr. Giandev Moteea, Chairman of Club Maurice ( 5 years since the creation of Club Maurice)
- Mr. Salim Sheik Dawood of Defi Media for Best Photograph
- Mr. Gulshan Rai Joorawon for his outstanding Performance during Mauritius International Jockeys Weeks
The Mauritius Sports Council also proceeded with the Launching of the Sports Directory 2014 which is a vital communication tool for the Sports Community.
Mr. Dominique Filleul of City Sports presented a gift voucher of Rs 1,500 which will be remitted to all nominees of the National Sports Award 2013.
During the Gala night, the guests were entertained by various artists.
- Coreame Dance Company
- Mr. Stephane Gebert
- Dance in the City
- La Riviere Tanier
- Compagnie de Danse Omada
- Jane Constance