Lisa Carrington has gotten Supreme Halberg Award
Olympic gold medallist Lisa Carrington has gotten the Supreme Halberg allow for her attempts in the present year’s Games in Rio.
The 27-year-old canoeist caught gold in the women’s 200m K-1 Sprint in Rio, and what’s more a bronze in the 500m event.
The honor pull takes after a long time at the most astounding purpose of her specialty, having won four straight enormous confrontations in the 200m K-1 Sprint.
Earlier on Thursday evening, the Tauranga neighborhood secured the New Zealand Sportswoman of the Year allow before Lydia Ko, Luuka Jones and Dame Valerie Adams.
The night was a stellar one for the six-time concede applicant, with guide Gordon Walker in like manner getting 2016 Coach of the Year for his attempts.
In the men’s class, related Rio gold medallist Mahe Drysdale earned a fifth Sportsman of the Year title for his triumph in the Rio Single Scull.
Drysdale, 38, won his Single Scull gold by not as much as a hundredth of a minute in a nearby complete over Croatian enemy Damir Martin.
He beat WBO heavyweight title holder Joseph Parker, shot putter Tom Walsh and focus detachment runner Nick Willis, who won Rio bronze.
Elsewhere, Paralympic gold medallist Liam Malone got the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year concede for his match of golds in the T44 200m and 400m Rio events.
Individual Paralympian Sophie Pascoe furthermore earned a Sport NZ Leadership Award for her achievements in the pool, winning a record 15 designs, including nine gold.
Cruising champions Peter Burling and Blake Tuke caught Team of the Year for their Rio 49er men’s dinghy win, while cyclist Campbell Stewart won the Emerging Talent Award.
Ex-Kiwis rugby gather skipper Ruben Wiki and sprinter Don Jowett, meanwhile, were acknowledged into the NZ Sports Hall of Fame for their calling achievements.
“It’s amazing to have the ability to join each one of the codes to regard the nation’s wearing accomplishment,” Halberg Disability Sport Foundation supervisor Shelley McMeeken said.