State of Sport award winners named |

State of Sport award winners named

Submitted by Utah Sports Commission Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert provided remarks and presented awards along with golf legend, designer and philanthropist, Jack Nicklaus, at the Third Annual Governor's State of Sport Awards event held Tuesday, April 22

The event also paid special tribute to Utah’s Olympians and Paralympians. Twenty-three of the 71 Olympians and Paralympians that live or train in Utah were honored for their recent success at the Sochi Winter Games.

The awards were presented for the 2013 calendar year. The nominees were selected by a committee comprised of members of the sports media and community at large. Fans were then able to visit and select their favorite nominee in each category.