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2009 Japan Professional Sports Awards

by on Dec.26, 2009 @ 12:35 am, under Other

The winners of the 2009 Japan Professional Sports Awards were announced on Friday night.  Using a variety of sources (1, 2, 3), I managed to compile a list of award winners (I'll update this post as more information becomes available).

Japan Pro Sports Top Award (日本プロスポーツ大賞)

Ryo Ishikawa (golfer); second consecutive year

Japan Pro Sports Outstanding Performance Award (日本プロスポーツ殊勲賞)

Tatsunori Hara (baseball manager)

Hakuho (sumo)

Japan Pro Sports Special Award (日本プロスポーツ特別賞)

Kashima Antlers (soccer team)

Hozumi Hasegawa (boxer)

Sakura Yokomine (golfer)

Japan Pro Sports Ultimate Newcomer Award (日本プロスポーツ最高新人賞)

Tadashi Settsu (baseball player)

Japan Pro Sports Merit Award (日本プロスポーツ功労賞)

Kazuyoshi Tatsunami (former baseball player)

Ai Sugiyama (former tennis player)

Japan Pro Sports (日本プロスポーツ功労者文部科学大臣顕彰)

Katsuya Nomura (former baseball manager)

Isao Fujimoto (board of director, kickboxing association)

Daigoro Watanabe (former sumo wrestler)