Vaipava is Samoa's 2016 Sportsperson

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Senior Sportsman of the year and 2016 Sportperson: Vaipava Nevo Ioane

Senior Sportsman of the year and 2016 Sportperson: Vaipava Nevo Ioane (Photo: Misiona Simo)

SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR: Weightlifting reigned supreme at the Vailima Sports Awards last night as Vapaiva Nevo Ioane was awarded Sportsperson of the Year.

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1. Junior Sportswoman of the Year 

• Elenor SchusteR, Tennis

2. Junior Sportsman of the Year

•  Don Opeloge, Weightlifting

3. Senior Sportswoman of the year

Matile Sitagata, Powerlifting 

4. Senior Sportsman of the year

• Vaipava Nevo Ioane, Weightlifting

5. Empowered Athlete With Disability of the year

Sportsbody of the Year: Samoa International Cricket
Sportsbody of the Year: Samoa International Cricket
Junior Sportswoman of the Year: Elenor Schuster of Tennis
Junior Sportswoman of the Year: Elenor Schuster of Tennis
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Muliagatele Brian Lima of Manu Samoa 15’s
Lifetime Achievement Awards: Muliagatele Brian Lima of Manu Samoa 15’s
Manager of the Year: Pepe Fiaailetoa Christian Fruean of Powerlifting
Manager of the Year: Pepe Fiaailetoa Christian Fruean of Powerlifting
Team of the Year: Manu Samoa Sevens – Paris Champions
Team of the Year: Manu Samoa Sevens – Paris Champions
Sports Administrator of the year: Tagaloa Fouina Su’a of Rugby League
Sports Administrator of the year: Tagaloa Fouina Su’a of Rugby League
Coach of the Year: Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork of Weightlifting
Coach of the Year: Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork of Weightlifting
Junior Sportsman of the Year: Don Opeloge of Weightlifting
Junior Sportsman of the Year: Don Opeloge of Weightlifting

• Petelo Evile, Special Olympics Samoa

6. Sports Administrator of the year

• Tagaloa Fouina Su’a, Rugby League

7. Coach of the Year• 

• Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork, Weightlifting

8. Manager of the Year

•Pepe Fiaailetoa Christian Fruean, Powerlifting

9. Lifetime Achievement Award •Muliagatele Brian Lima, Manu Samoa 15’s

10. Sports body of the Year 

Samoa International Cricket

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