The 2022 edition of SPORTEL Awards ended with the traditional Awards Ceremony held on Monday, 24 October in the Prince Pierre Room of the Grimaldi Forum Monaco.
Over two days, the prestigious jury, chaired by MMA legend Georges St-Pierre, and composed of Arthur Bauchet, Robert Colle, Stéphane Le Goff, Eliaquim Mangala, Michael Payne, Sarah Ourahmoune and Philippe Sella, watched and judged the most beautiful sports sequences and the best sports book of the year.
This evening, numerous great champions took to the stage to award the Georges Bertellotti Golden Podiums to the 2022 laureates. In addition, the Renaud de Laborderie Book Prize, which rewards the most beautiful illustrated work honoring sports photography, was awarded to “L’oeil du sport”, L’Équipe – Solar, France. At the end of this memorable evening, Mr. Pierre Casiraghi and Georges St-Pierre presented the Jury Special Prize to Thomas Gonçalves for his report, (Wo)man Power by PUZZLE MEDIA.
SPORTEL Awards 2022 featured a very eclectic edition with a rich program: red carpet, photocalls, screenings, autograph sessions and encounters in Monegasque sports clubs to give the fans the opportunity to experience unique moments with their champions.
“We wanted to honor champions of all categories, Olympic and Paralympic medallists, World and European champions, men and women who are examples of courage and whose careers command respect and admiration. Our vocation is more than ever based on the diversity of the sports represented“, concludes Loris Menoni, Executive Director of SPORTEL Awards.