The National Sports Award 2022 ceremony was held

The "National Sports Award - 2022" was presented to its winners yesterday. The event was opened by the Minister for Sports Development, Adham Ikramov. The awards were presented in several categories, such as Young Athlete of the Year, Discovery of the Year, Referee of the Year and Sports Doctor of the Year.

Young Athlete of the Year: Gulsevar Ganieva (boxing)
Discovery of the Year: Sharifa Davronova (Athletics)
Referee of the Year: Eshpulat Khidayatov (wrestling)
Sports Doctor of the Year: Rustem Ablyalimov (cycling)
Best Young Paralympian of the Year: Azizbek Boinazarov (Paragliding)
Paralympian Coach of the Year: Bobur Kuziev (Taekwondo)
Female Paralympian of the Year: Guljanoy Naimova (Taekwondo couple)
Male Paralympian of the Year: Server Ibragimov (Paralympic shooting)
For his contribution to the development of football for amputees: Rustam Mehmonov (Chairman of the Centre for the Development of Football for Amputees "persistent football")
Dedication to the amputee football team: Bakhtiyor Radjabov (veteran of the amputee football team)
Parapet club of the year: wrestling club
Sports journalist of the year: Kamoliddin Alimov (
Most Active Sports Promoter of the Year: Timur Nizayev (Pravda Vostoka newspaper)
Press service of the year: Uzbekistan Athletics Federation (Vitaliy Dzhudro)
For many years of service in promoting Olympicism: Anvar Avazkhojaev
Weightlifting team of the year: Uzbekistan national weightlifting team
Best Federation of the Year: Chess Federation of Uzbekistan
Best sporting event organiser: Equestrian Federation of Uzbekistan
For many years of service in sport: Birodar Abduraimov (Honoured Coach of Uzbekistan, awarded the honorary title of Uzbekiston Iftikhori)
For contribution to the promotion of national sports: Nigmatilla Yuldashev (Attorney General of Uzbekistan, Chairman of the Uzbekistan Wrestling Federation)
Tanzila Narbayeva (Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis, Head of the Uzbekistan Cycling Federation)
Merit in introducing young people to a healthy lifestyle: Abdusalom Azizov (Chairman of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan, Head of the Football Association of Uzbekistan)
Best international events organizer: Asian Olympic Council
Coach of the Year: Ilias Iliadis (Head Coach of the judo team of Uzbekistan)
Female athlete of the year: Svetlana Osipova (World Taekwondo WT champion)
Men's athlete of the year: Muzaffarbek Turabayev (world judo champion)