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Albanian National Olympic Committee announced 2015 best athletes

The Albanian National Olympic Committee (NOC) has announced its best sportspeople of 2015 at a ceremony in Tirana.

Briken Calja, 8th in Men 69kg Category at 2015 World Championships in Houston was recognized as best athlete in Weightlifting along with multiple national record holder Luiza Gega (Athletics), Arjon Kaloshi (Boxing), Redi Halilaj (Cycling), the best footballer of the year Sabjen Lilaj, 17 years old World Aquatics Championships competitor Nikol Merizaj (Swimming), Anton Qafarena (Volleyball), Jon Vrenozi (Judo), and the bronze medalist at European Championships Egers Aliu (Taekwondo).

The fair play award was given to basketball player Red Vogli Cmimi.

In its selection, the Albanian NOC took into account the participation in national and international activities and the results achieved in different disciplines.