Media Alert: Minister Marais to honour 33 Western Cape Sport Legends
On Wednesday, 14 December 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Minister Anroux Marais, will honour 33 sporting legends at an event in Paarl.
The Sport Legends awards are held annually by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to honour sporting legends who contributed to the development and growth of sport in the province and in the country. Legends are over 50 years of age and are nominated according to criteria such as their contributions to transformation in sport.
This is the 12th year that these awards will be presented and legends in sporting codes such as softball, lawn bowls, karate and equestrian sport will be honoured.
The names and background information of the 2016 Sport Legends are available online.
Speech by Minister Anroux Marais at the 2016 Sport Legends Awards Ceremony
All media are invited to attend. Interview and photographic opportunities will be available.
Date: 14 December 2016
Venue: Kronenburg Estate, between Paarl and Wellington
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