Multiple Paralympic Medallist, Lucy Shuker, receives prestigious Sporting Icon award at the first Maldives Sports Awards by the Government of Maldives.
An important foundation towards strengthening sports in the country, the Maldives Sports Awards 2022 was held late evening on March 17th at the Running Tack in Male. The awards were followed up by a music show with talented bands and musicians that include local favourites, as well as guest singers from India.
Spearheaded by the minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Ahmed Mahloof has stated that he intends this awards ceremony to be a consistent, yearly event, to properly give credit, support, and recognition to the athletes in various sports in the Maldives. To this end, many steps have been taken to elevate the prestige of the event.
Shuker was presented with the award for achievements throughout her career by the President of the Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Sports Minister, Ahmed Mahloof. She also went on to present the award for Maldives female tennis athlete of the year.