The Maltese Olympic Committee (MOC) has announced that the 17th edition of the Maltese Olympic Committee Sports Awards will take place on Friday 7th December at the Corinthia Palace  Hotel.

The MOC Sports Awards will be bestowed upon athletes and teams who have distinguished themselves in major international competitions organised under the auspices of the International  Federation of that sport or a recognised and reputable International Sport Organisation as well as games held under the MOC umbrella such as the Commonwealth and Mediterranean Games.   Sporting Associations and Federation as well as Local Councils have been invited to submit nominations for achievements during the competition period 16 October 2017 and 15 October 2018.  On the evening, new members to the Maltese Olympic Committee Hall of Fame will be announced and inducted.

“The Maltese Olympic Sports Awards are where we celebrate Maltese athletes’ sporting excellence.  It is where their commitment and dedication that translated into international success is congratulated” commented Julian Pace Bonello, President, Maltese Olympic Committee.

The Maltese Olympic Committee also announced that guest of honour for the evening will be female Shooter Alessandra Perilli from San Marino.  Olympian Perilli has a long list of achievements in the international sphere including two Olympic Games – London and Rio as well as regular participation in World Championships of which she won two coveted first places in Nicosia (2015) and Sydney and Concepcion in 2011. More recently she won Gold Medal in Trap at the 2018 Tarragona Mediterran Games

The MOC Sports Awards will be televised live on TVM2.