Announcing our 2016 Night of Champions Winners and Inductees!

Night of Champions Showcases Manitoba's Best in Amateur Sport!

Each year, Sport Manitoba’s annual Night of Champions presented by Manitoba Chicken Producers celebrates sports excellence in Manitoba. There was plenty to celebrate on Saturday night as athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and Hall of Fame inductees were recognized for their remarkable achievements in amateur sport in our province.

Announcing this Year's Winners

Manitoba Chicken Junior Female Athlete of the Year 
Isabela Onyshko, Gymnastics  

Manitoba Chicken Junior Male Athlete of the Year
Travis Sanheim, Hockey 

Calm Air Junior Team of the Year
Team Calvert, Curling

IMPACT Female Coach of the Year presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Laurie Henderson – Gymnastics 
*Onyshko’s coach

IMPACT Male Coach of the Year presented by Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries
Tom Clasper, Curling
*Team Calvert’s coach

OPIN Official of the Year
Sandra Kirby, Rowing

Outstanding Volunteers
Bill Finch, Softball

Manitoba Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Council Athletes and Volunteers of the Year

Manitoba Aboriginal Female Athlete of the Year 
Sierra Halldorson, Soccer

Manitoba Aboriginal Male Athlete of the Year
Malachi Leclerc, Water Polo

Manitoba Aboriginal Female Volunteer of the Year
Chelsea McKay – Cross Lake First Nation

Manitoba Aboriginal Male Volunteer of the Year 
Maurice Meeches – Long Plain First Nation

Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame Inductions

The Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame inducted an all-round athlete who excelled in hockey and lacrosse, a former Hart Trophy winner and a national championship team from soccer...read full media release.

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We live-tweeted the event via Sport Manitoba's twitter account. #NOC2016

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