Pundit Tips Dacres & Atkinson to Cop Sportsman & Sportswoman of the Year Awards


Host of Sports Nation Live, Leighton Levy, says Discus thrower Fedrick Dacres and swimmer Alia Atkinson are the favourites for the National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year awards.

The announcement will be made at a gala ceremony, at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, this evening at 7.

Dacres and Atkinson are among 10 women and five men for the awards.

Levy says Dacres should easily walk away with the Sportsman of the Year Award.

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For the Sportswoman of the Year award, levy says Atkinson’s challenge should come from Reggae Girl Khadija “Bunny” Shaw and quarter-miler Janieve Russell.

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For a review of the National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the year awards listen to Sports Nation Live on Nationwide 90FM, tomorrow afternoon at 5.


Alrick Swaby is a reporter/producer at Nationwide News Network. He started his career with the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, JBC, in 1995. He has experiences in radio and television broadcasting, reporting and production. He is now on his second stint with Nationwide after rejoining in 2012, Pursuing his passion.

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