b'VICTORIAN SPORT AWARDS2022 VICTORIAN SPORT AWARDS On Wednesday 7 June 2023, the Victorian Sport AwardsVicsport recognises and thanks My Sport Live for the was held to acknowledge the achievements of those wholive-stream of the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards.made an exceptional contribution to Victorian sport in theVicsport and its presenting partner, the State 2022 calendar year. Government of Victoria thank the following partners for their support of the 2022 Victorian Sport Awards: The event was hosted in-person at Marvel Stadium with over 400 guests celebrating the states premier athletesAED Authorityand grassroots heroes. With State Sporting Associations and the broader sporting public taking part in theAFL SportsReadynomination process, a record number of nominations (216)Bunnings Tradewere received and from those, 20 award winners wereetrainuannounced on the night. GallagherHighlights of the 2022 Awards included theGameDayOutstanding Contribution to Victorian Sport AwardInvolve Creativepresented to co-founder and patron of the charityLeasexpressFightMND as well as a 220-game coach of the Melbourne Demons, Neale Daniher AO. He attended the eventMy Sport Livein-person and was interviewed on stage with MC TiffanyPolytanCherry alongside his daughter, Bec. After recording therebelbest statistical season by an Australian winter sport athlete in history that included a gold medal at the WinterSouthern Cross TrophiesOlympics, Jakara Anthony won the Kitty McEwan Award asSports Accounting AustraliaFemale Athlete of the Year while fellow winter sportsVAILOathlete Scotty James claimed the Frank Wilkes Award asVicHealthMale Athlete of the Year following a silver medal at the Winter Olympics and a World Cup gold medal. View MelbourneVictorian Responsible Gambling FoundationThe Hon. Ros Spence, Minister for Community Sport said:Victorian State GovernmentFrom football legend and tireless FightMND campaigner Neale Daniher to community teams, volunteers and coaches leading the way at grassroots level, its fantastic to see Victorian home-grown heroes receive the recognition they deserve.16'