Zaur Antia has been nominated for the RTÉ Sport Manager of the Year Award.
Zaur is among 10 managers and Head Coaches nominated for the presitigous accolade.
RTÉ says of Zaur “Ireland’s boxing head coach Zaur Antia masterminded two more Olympic medals in Tokyo. The Bray-based Georgian is credited for coaching athletes to a quarter of Ireland’s total Olympic medals. Aidan Walsh’s bronze and Kellie Harrington’s gold were added to his list of boxing achievement at this year’s games.”
The winner will be unveiled on RTÉ One on Saturday evening. It will be a big night for Irish boxing, as Tokyo Olympic gold medallist, Kellie Harrington, and Olympic champion and undisputed world lightweight champion, Katie Taylor, are shortlisted in the Sportsperson of the Year category