Bolt dominates Racers' Zenith Awards

Published: Saturday | December 7, 2013 Comments 0
Usain Bolt (right) shares a laugh with his coach Glen Mills after receiving the Most Outstanding Performer for 2013 award at the Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, last Saturday.
Usain Bolt (right) shares a laugh with his coach Glen Mills after receiving the Most Outstanding Performer for 2013 award at the Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, last Saturday.
Sprinter Schillonie Calvert looks at her Most Outstanding Female Performer for 2013 award during last Saturday's Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
Sprinter Schillonie Calvert looks at her Most Outstanding Female Performer for 2013 award during last Saturday's Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.
Ristananna Tracey (left) receives her Most Improved Female Athlete for 2013 from Nugent Walker at the Racers Track and Field Club's annual Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday, November 30.
Ristananna Tracey (left) receives her Most Improved Female Athlete for 2013 from Nugent Walker at the Racers Track and Field Club's annual Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday, November 30.
400m hurdler Annsert Whyte (left) receives his Most Improved Male Athlete for 2013 award from Nugent Walker during the Racers Track and Field Club annual Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday, November 30.
400m hurdler Annsert Whyte (left) receives his Most Improved Male Athlete for 2013 award from Nugent Walker during the Racers Track and Field Club annual Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday, November 30.
Usain Bolt shares the spotlight with entertainer Cherine Anderson during the Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston on Saturday, November 30, 2013.
Usain Bolt shares the spotlight with entertainer Cherine Anderson during the Racers Track and Field Club Zenith Awards and Fundraising Banquet, held at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston on Saturday, November 30, 2013.

Andre Lowe, Senior Staff Reporter

Sprint king Usain Bolt was, as expected, the toast of the Racers Track Club Zenith Awards, which took place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel last Saturday.

Bolt, who continued his global domination at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow, winning gold medals in the 100m, 200m and the 4x100m relay, added to his IAAF World Athlete of the Year Award by copping the Most Outstanding Performer (Male) for 2012 and 2013 awards at the function.

Schillonie Calvert, who was a member of Jamaica's gold-medal winning women's 4x100m relay team, was named the Most Outstanding Female Performer. She also walked away with the Most Improved Female Athlete award for 2012, rounding off a positive evening for her.

Most outstanding female

Olympic 200m bronze medallist Warren Weir was the most improved male athlete in 2012, with Rosemarie Whyte named as the Most Outstanding Female Athlete for 2012 for her 50.00 400m personal best run in Zagreb.

Ansert Whyte, a 400m hurdles specialist who qualified to the World Championships in Moscow and took his personal best in the event from 52.58 to 49.17, was named the Most Improved Male Athlete in 2013 with Ristananna Tracey picking up the female award.

Everald Edwards and Shaun Kettle received the Therapist Award for 2012 with Gavin James taking the 2013 award.

Gregory Little was given the Coaches Award of Merit for 2012, while Leeroy Gray got this year's, award.

Winston Sill Photos/Freelance Photographer

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