Thomas Nicholas was named the "Sportsman of Year" at when the Trinidad Rifle Association hosted its end of year awards at the Association's Range Facilities in Chaguaramas on Sunday.
Nicholas among an elite group of winners which included Jeffrey Holder, who picked two awards, Roger Daniel, Marsha Jones Walt Reid and Dave Ramlal.
Holder was the winner of this year's Fullbore Rifle Championships and received a special prize for excellent sportsmanship. Daniel topped the 10 metres Air Pistol competition and Jones was the leading competitor in the Ladies Air Pistol while Reid got his honours for Precision Masters and Ramlal for the IPSC Practical Event.
Reid was also a recipient of a special prize for being the most accurate shooter at the ceremony which Delisa Blizzard of the Ministry of Sports assisted with the distribution of awards.