Sher­a­ton hosts sport­star awards gala

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - GROOVE -

NORTH Queens­land’s sport stars will be hon­oured at the Sher­a­ton Mi­rage in Port Dou­glas on Satur­day night. The Sport­star Awards will hon­our top ath­letes from across North Queens­land, and will fea­ture guest of hon­our Jana Pittman. Pittman, a dual Com­mon­wealth Games gold medal­list, has now turned her at­ten­tion to the Win­ter Olympics, where she hopes to com­pete in the bob­sleigh. The in­au­gu­ral Sport­star Awards were held in 1991, and aimed to recog­nise the ef­forts of the best ju­nior and se­nior sports peo­ple in North Queens­land. The awards are given in ju­nior, se­nior, ser­vice to North Queens­land Sport and ath­lete with a dis­abil­ity cat­e­gories.

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