Learn more about your finalists for ZIWA 2015 for the Sportswoman of the Year category:

Teurai Chanakira - sportsTeurai Chanakira, aged 35, initially trained as a lawyer before answering the call to do that which she truly loves. She is the founder of a fitness and nutrition coaching business, ‘Fitness To A Tee’ that is based in Melbourne, Australia. Her company provides one-on-one personal training as well as online exercise and nutrition programmes for an international clientele.

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Tanya Muzinda - sportsTanya Muzinda is an 11-year-old motorcross racer. She was born in 2004 and is the eldest child in her family, and the 1st in her family to go to school. Her family is actually the 1st generation to have permanently moved from the village to the city of Harare which is where Tanya has grown up. She displayed a talent for sport from a young age. Her love for motorcross racing stems from…

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Rutendo Nyahora - sportsRutendo Nyahora is a runner born in Harare in 1988. She started running whilst in primary school in 2001 and turned to professional racing in 2010. Since then, she has placed in the top 3 positions in the annual Spar 10km series in South Africa – she placed 3rd in the June 2015 race. In Zimbabwe she has dominated road racing, focussing on the 10km race. She describes 2011 as her best year where… 

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Sharon Tavengwa - sportsSharon Tavengwa is a 32-year-old Chiundura born marathoner who has been running since 1997. In 2001, she represented Zimbabwe in the All African Jr championship in Mauritius in the 800m and 1500 track events placing 5th. Since 2002 she has participated in the World Cross Country 4 times in Ireland, France and Kenya as well as the African Cross Country Championships in Cape Town…

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Yolanda Mubaiwa - sportsYollander Mubaiwa is a 23-year-old amateur golfer. She is a member of the Royal Harare Golf Club and is currently playing off a single handicap of 3. She started playing golf at the age of 14 at Hatcliffe High School under Jessie Nyakatawa’s Academy, and since then has made a number of international, regional and local appearances. These include the All Africa Challenge Trophy…

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Voting is now live and will be close on 20 September 2015 so be sure to have your say by voting for your favourite ZIWA 2015 nominees. Winners will be announced at the ZIWA 2015 ceremony to be held in Birmingham UK on Oct 3, 2015.

Cast your vote at www.ziwaawards.com/voting/

Don’t forget, tables and tickets for the ceremony, which is being held in Birmingham, UK on Saturday 3 October can be booked online or by emailing info@ziwaawards.com

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