2012 Sportskeeda Writer Awards - Results

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The votes have been cast, and the results are in! The winners of the 2012 Sportskeeda Writer Awards under the various categories are as follows:



These awards have been decided by Sportskeeda's experienced panel of judges in conjunction with Sportskeeda's readers. 50% weight has been given to the judges' decision and 50% to the readers' votes.


The winners in this segment are as follows:


1. Football:




2. Cricket:




3. Best Tennis Writer - Musab Abid


4. Best Motorsports Writer - RidingFastAndFlyingLow


5. Best Badminton Writer - Dev Sukumar


6. Best Basketball Writer - darthsid


7. Best Wrestling Writer - narasjbhs


8. Best Hockey Writer - Mario Rodrigues



These awards are based on the decisions made by the editors throughout the course of the year. There are 8 awards in this category, the results of which are as follows:


1. Pick of the Writers - for the writer with the highest average of Editor's Pick selections per article - Jaideep


2. Champion Writer of the year - for the writer who has won the most 'Writer of the Week' (WOTW) awards during the year - Nikhil M. Nair and darthsid, with 4 WOTW awards each


3. Intern of the year - for the intern who impressed the editors the most with his or her writing - Sidhartha


4. Video Whiz of the year - for the person with the best track record in videos - either uploading them or creating them - Akash Iyer


5. Comic Creator of the year - for the writer who has consistently produced the funniest comics during the year - slightlyonside


6. Humor Writer of the year - for the writer who has consistently written the wittiest satire/humor articles during the year - Thunderdog


7. Best Humor article of the year - for the best comic, satire or humor article - In Shastri's domain (written by Thunderdog) and Hi Roman, can I be the new manager? (written by ktbffh)


8. Standout article of the year - for the article that created the biggest impact - The Ballad of Santhi Soundarjan (written by Nikhil M. Nair)



As the term suggests, these awards are based on the stats accumulated by the writers. These writers are the 'movers and shakers' of the content on Sportskeeda, and it's time they are given their due recognition. There are 4 awards in this category, the results of which are as follows:


1. Traffic Tycoon - for the writer with the highest average reads per article in the year - Ajith


2. Facebook Favorite - for the writer with the highest average Facebook likes per article in the year - Kunal Salvi


3. Writing Machine - for the writer who has written the most number of articles in the year - OhMyRaul


4. Veteran Keeda - for the writer who has been the most regular contributor over the past 3 years - sidbreakball


Congratulations to all the winners!


For more details on the awards criteria, click here.