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Caeleb Dressel Named Hickok Belt(R) Award Winner for July 2021
Won 5 gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics - Set a new world record in the 100 meter butterfly - Joins elite group of 5 gold medal Olympic swimmers
Other finalists for the month of July in order of how the NSMA ranked them included: Katie Ledecky (swimming), Giannis Antetokounmpo (basketball)
His selection as the Hickok Belt(R) Award winner for the month of July 2021 recognizes Caeleb Dressel as the "best of the best" in professional sports for the month and makes him the seventh candidate to receive the overall Hickok Belt(R) Award for 2021, joining Shohei Ohtani, Phil Mickelson, Hideki Matsuyama, Luka Doncic, Naomi Osaka and Patrick Mahomes. Winners as selected by the NSMA will be announced each month throughout 2021.
The Hickok Belt(R) Award was originally presented annually from 1950-1976. Past recipients include a list of the 20th century's elite athletes including the likes of Muhammad Ali, Arnold Palmer, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Jim Brown and others who defined their sports. To learn more about the rich history of the Hickok Belt(R) Award and keep up with all the news surrounding the award in 2021, please visit hickokbelt.com.
News Media: For more information, contact Tony Liccione at 585-964-3077 or hickokbelt.com.
Tony Liccione, Representative