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Mackay Athletes Triumph at NQ Sports AWARDS

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Mackay celebrates a victorious return of sporting brilliance at the MM Electrical NQ Sportstar Awards 2023

Mackay, a stronghold of sporting prowess, shone brightly at the recent MM Electrical NQ Sportstar Awards held at the MECC. The city’s athletes, teams, and dedicated volunteers claimed top spots, reaffirming its standing as a hub of athletic excellence.

Mackay’s Sporting Triumphs Shine Bright

Mayor Greg Williamson expressed his delight at the overwhelming success, noting Mackay’s remarkable achievement across seven categories. “Our region’s sporting excellence truly stood out, underscoring our athletes’ remarkable dedication,” Mayor Williamson proudly stated.

The grand event, marking the 40th anniversary of the NQ Sports Foundation, was a gala celebration of exceptional talent and commitment to sports.

The stirring presence of guest speaker Brooke Hanson OLY OAM, a decorated Olympian, added a touch of inspiration, highlighting the significance of dedication and resilience in sports and life.

Legends Honoured

Among the highlights was the induction of Tracey Belbin and George Moore into the North Queensland Sports Foundation Hall of Fame.

Mayor Williamson praised their invaluable contributions, emphasising their lasting impact on the sporting landscape of Mackay and North Queensland.

Celebrating Sporting Diversity

The evening’s spotlight shone on exceptional talents and contributions, showcasing winners and runners-up across various categories. From Jake Doran‘s triumph in athletics to the Cooktown Underwater Hockey Teams‘ victories, the event honoured excellence across diverse sporting domains.

Acknowledging the unwavering support of sponsors, partners, and the vibrant local sports community, the event organisers expressed heartfelt gratitude for making the awards night a resounding success.

Mackay’s Sporting Legacy Marches On

The MM Electrical NQ Sportstar Awards 2023 is a testament to Mackay’s sporting spirit and the commitment of its athletes, teams, and volunteers to strive for greatness.

As the event concluded, Mackay reaffirmed its status as a hotbed of sporting talent, ready to continue its legacy of excellence in sports.

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