Published: 21 November 2022Modified: 21 November 2022

Once a year The Hague places its sports champions in the spotlights. This occurs during The Hague Sport Gala. The Hague Sport Gala 2022 takes place on Monday, 19 December in the Zuiderpark Sport Campus.

It will be a festive evening. The Hague will celebrate the outstanding achievements of its athletes as well as the enjoyment of playing sports. People in the sport world will meet each other. This includes elite athletes, upcoming talent, Hague champions, referees, youth teams, coaches and volunteers. And naturally everybody who devotes their energy to sports in The Hague.

Ode to the joy of sportTo reach the highest level, competition and pleasure always go hand in hand. At The Hague Sport Gala elite athletes inspire new sport talents with full passion.

Deputy Mayor Hilbert Bredemeijer standing among the nominees. These cardboard figures for sportsman, sportswoman, team, sport talent, coach and referee of the year can be found in and around the Zuiderpark Sport Campus the coming weeks. Nominees for Haags Sportgala 2022The nominees for the Haags Sportgala 2022 are:

SportswomanSteffie van der Peet – Track cycling

Eva de Goede – Hockey

Selma Poutsma – Short-track speed skating

India Sardjoe – Breakdancing

SportsmanThomas Verheydt – Football

Khalid Choukoud – Athletics marathon

Luuc van Opzeeland – IQFoil Windsurfing

TeamOdile van Aanholt & Annette Duetz – Sailing 49erFX

Hijs Hokij – Ice hockey

Blue Marlins – Swimming

TalentGabriel Emmanuel – Combined track and field events

Joshua de Lange – Judo

Noa Diorgina Man – Freerunning (parkour)

CoachSarina Wiegman – Football

Mark van Swieten – Freerunning (parkour)

Chris Eimers – Ice hockey

RefereeJan Blok – Haagse Wielervereniging HSK Trias

Saïd Abarkan – Voetbalvereniging SV Zuid West

Enne Vermeulen – Haagse Scheidsrechtersvereniging

VoteYou can vote for the nominees at Voting is open until 5 December.

The winners of the sport prizes will be determined for 50% on the basis of the public vote and for 50% on the choice of a professional jury.

More informationFor more information about The Hague Sport Gala 2022 go to:

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