Shooter Abdullah Heel Baki became the sportsperson of Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA). Cricketer Tamim Iqbal received the Popular Choice Award On Saturday, the prize was awarded to the best athletes of the year 2015, with a spectacular ceremony held at a hotel in the capital city.
Athlete of the year: Abdullah Heel Baki (shooter). The other two nominated in this category were Mushfiqur Rahim (cricketer) and Rumana Ahmed (cricketer).
Popular Choice Award: Tamim Iqbal (cricketer). Four categories – Rumana Ahmed (cricketer), Tamim Iqbal (cricketer), Mushfiqur Rahim (cricketer), Abdullah Heel Baki (shooter) were nominated in this category.
Mushfiqur Rahim won the Cricketer of the Year award, Tapu Barman became player of the year, Badamintan player of the year, Shapla Akhter, Abdullah Heel Baki became the shooter of the year. Sirat Jahan Swapna (football player), Mehdi Hasan Alvi (tennis player) and the winners of the emerging sports award. Golam Rabbani Chotana, who won the women's football team with great success, got the prize of the year's coaches.
Apart from this, grassroots sports personality: Fazlul Islam (hockey coach) and Mansur Ali (organizer), special honor: Nazmun Nahar Beauty (former athlete), organizer of the year: Nazmul Hasan Papon (ACC and BCB president), sponsor of the year: Bashundhara Group.
Agriculture Minister Dr. was the chief guest at the program. Abdur Razzak State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell and Vice President of Olympic Association and Mr. Anjan Chowdhury, Managing Director, Square Toiletis Limited were present as special guests.