Brown in mix for honour at Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards

Jontee Brown
Jontee Brown

BENDIGO’S Jontee Brown is in contention to be named male sportsperson of the year at the upcoming Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Awards.

Wheelchair basketballer Brown has been nominated for his performance at the 2017 Under-23 IWBF World Championships, in which Australia claimed a bronze medal.

Brown is up against basketballer Jake De La Motte and table tennis player Nathan Pellissier in the category.

The awards will be held on August 1 at Melbourne’s Southbank.