Stars Of the Rio 2016 Olympics Honoured At Third Annual ANOC Awards
16.11.2016

Stars Of the Rio 2016 Olympics Honoured At Third Annual ANOC Awards

The worthy winners of an ANOC Award for the Olympic Games were:

• Best Female Athlete of Rio 2016: Monica Puig (Tennis), from the Comité Olímpico de Puerto Rico

• Best Male Athlete of Rio 2016: Wayde Van Niekerk (Athletics), from the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee

• Best Female Team of Rio 2016: Team GB Hockey (Hockey), accepted by Hollie Webb, from the British Olympic Association

• Best Male Team of Rio 2016: Team Fiji Rugby Sevens (Rugby Sevens), accepted by Osea Kolinisau, from the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee

• ANOC Award for Most Inspirational Performance: Rafaela Lopes Silva, from the Brazilian Olympic Committee

• Most Successful NOC of Rio 2016: Team GB, accepted by Lord Coe 

A full list of awards and their winners including; Bahrain, Côte d'Ivoire, Fiji, Jordan, Kosovo, Singapore, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Brazil, Qatar and the Refugee Olympic Team, can be found on the event press release.