92ND AAU SULLIVAN AWARD PRESENTATION

DECEMBER 2022 | SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 92nd AAU James E. Sullivan Award! Nominations close Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:59pm eastern.


 

 



AAU Sullivan Award winners are inspiring, talented, disciplined athletes.

The AAU Sullivan Award has been given out since 1930 to the nation's best athlete. Only one finalist will join the illustrious list of previous winners which include: Bobby Jones (1930), Doc Blanchard (1945), Wilma Rudolph (1961), Bill Bradley (1965), Mark Spitz (1970), Bill Walton (1973), Bruce Jenner (1976), Carl Lewis (1981), Joan Benoit (1985), Janet Evans (1989), Peyton Manning (1997), Michael Phelps (2003), Tim Tebow (2007), Shawn Johnson (2008), Missy Franklin (2012), and the Ohio State University running back Ezekiel Elliott (2014) and the first volleyball player to win the award, Lauren Carlini (2016) plus an illustrious group of past winners.

Sabrina Ionescu & Spencer Lee - 2019
Peyton Manning - 1997
Shawn Johnson - 2008
Michael Phelps - 2003

The 90th AAU Sullivan Award Ceremony took place virtually on April 29th, 2020.

You can watch the ceremony below:


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History

The AAU Sullivan award has been given out since 1930.

Winners

Previous winners include Shawn Johnson, Michelle Kwan, Carl Lewis, Peyton Manning, Michael Phelps, and many other well known athletes.

Venue

Santa Monica, California is the location for this year's ceremony.



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