Miss. Vanessa Mercera was pronounced SPORTS WOMAN of the year by FDOK in 2020.
Miss. Mercera is seen as a talent in the track and field sport, she won silver medals in the CARIFTA games 2018 and 2019 for the high jump events. She is a very talented and an all around athlete. She always qualifies in the top three in almost all events and thereby winning several medals in the local competitions.
Vanessa also won the female junior athlete of the year from Sport and Olympic Federation Curaçao (FDOK) 4 times in a row.
During the gala celebration by Sport and Olympic Federation Curaçao (FDOK), miss. Vanessa Mercera and mr. Raminge de Windt were declared winner of respectively female and male junior athlete of the year 2020, based on their accomplishments made in 2020.