TAP Announces Nominees for 2017 Best Athlete Title

TAP Announces Nominees for 2017 Best Athlete Title
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Published December 3rd, 2017 - 02:29 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Malek Jaziri
Malek Jaziri

The Tunis-Afrique-Presse (TAP) news agency unveiled on Saturday, the list of athletes nominated for the title of Best Athlete of the Year 2017 in the five categories of the poll it conducts at the end of each year, following a preliminary poll attended by several sports journalists and experts.

The poll involves the following five categories: best sportsman, best sportswoman, best footballer, best male athlete with disability, best female athlete with disability, thanks to their performances during the 2017 world championships.

List of nominees:

. Best sportsman:

Makram Ben Romdhane (basketball), Ismail Maalla (volleyball), Malek Jaziri (tennis), Wael Jallouz (handball), Achraf Zouaoui (bowls)

. Best sportswoman:

Maroua Amri (wrestling), Azza Besbès (fencing), Asma Belli (bowls), Nihel Cheikhrouhou (judo), Sarra Besbès (fencing)

. Best male athlete with disability:

Walid Ktila, Yassine Gharbi, Bilel Aloui, Abbès Saidi, Mohamed Ali Krid

. Best female athlete with disability:

Raouaa Tlili, Marwa Brahmi, Rima Abdelli, Hnia Aydi, Soumaya Boussaid

. Best footballer:

Mohamed Amine Ben Amor, Taha Yassine Khenissi, Youssef Msakni, Ali Maaloul, Yassine Meriah

The poll includes an official contest that will involve throughout the month of December many sports journalists and experts and another open to the public through a vote on the website of the agency www.tap.info.tn.

The results of the poll will be announced on December 27 at a seminar on the occasion of the sports press day, organised annually by TAP.

© Tap 2017

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