S'pore Sports Awards finalists

Sportsman of the Year: Colin Cheng (sailing), Gao Ning (table tennis), Joseph Schooling (swimming), Mervyn Toh (canoeing).

Sportswoman of the Year: Stephenie Chen (canoeing), Feng Tianwei (table tennis), Shayna Ng (bowling), Jasmine Ser (shooting).

Sportsboy of the Year: Adalia Jesse Colin (wushu), Bernie Chin (sailing), Quah Zheng Wen (swimming), Sheik Farhan Sheik Alau'ddin (silat).

Sportsgirl of the Year: Jodie Lai (sailing), Lin Ye (table tennis), Joey Yeo (bowling), Shanti Pereira (athletics).

Coach of the Year: Balazs Babella (canoeing), Lee Sai Meng (water polo), Maryna Tsimashenka (synchronised swimming), Neo Beng Siang (basketball), Sergio Lopez (swimming), Ruth Aitken (netball), Zhu Xiaoping (gymnastics).

Team of the Year (Event): Shayna Ng, Cherie Tan, New Hui Fen (bowling trios, World Women's Championships), Joseph Schooling, Pang Sheng Jun, Danny Yeo, Quah Zheng Wen (4x200m freestyle, SEA Games), Stephanie Chen, Crystal Yap, Lee Mei Shuang, Debbie Soh, Natalie Chen, Gwyneth Goh, Geraldine Chew, Miya Yong, Shona Lim, Tay Aik Fen, Carolyn Rayna Buckle, Nadine Khor (synchronised swimming team routine, SEA Games).

Team of the Year (Team Sport): Basketball SEA Games team, Netball SEA Games team, Water Polo men's SEA Games team.

Sportsboy/Sportsgirl Team of the Year (Event): Yeo Jiamin, Crystal Wong (badminton, Asia Youth Championships), Jodie Lai, Daniel Hung, James Koh, Muhammad Daniel Yazid, Koh Yi Nian (sailing, Optimist World Championships), Adalia Jesse Colin, Etienne Lee, Jowen Lim (wushu, SEA Games).

Best Sports Event of the Year (Local): Great Eastern Women's Run, DBS Marina Regatta, Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore, OCBC Cycle 2015, Osim Sundown Marathon.

Best Sports Event of the Year (International): BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup, HSBC Women's Champions, OUE Singapore Open, Fina World Junior Swimming Championships.

Most Inspiring Sports Story of the Year: "Singapore tennis player Sarah Pang takes to crowdfunding to play on pro circuit" by Teo Teng Kiat for Yahoo! Singapore, "Yip in race against time" by Adelene Wong for TODAY, "Liew shows what real class is" by Shanjayan Muniappan for TODAY, "From troubled to terrific" by David Lee for The New Paper, "Sailing brings second wind in fresh chapter" by May Chen for The Straits Times, "On his travels, patience is the greatest weapon" by Rohit Brijnath for The Sunday Times (The Straits Times).

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 27, 2016, with the headline 'S'pore Sports Awards finalists'. Print Edition | Subscribe