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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Djokovic, Biles are top: 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards winners list.

Laureus World Sports Awards Monaco 2019: Complete Winners List.





The world’s sports media have revealed the highest performance among men, women, and teams over the previous sporting calendar year as the nominees for the 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards, the world’s pre-eminent international sports awards.




Tennis star Naomi Osaka and skier Lindsey Vonn were among the athletes honored at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco, while Novak Djokovic claimed the prestigious Sportsman of the Year Award and Simone Biles was named Sportswoman of the Year.


Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, while marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge picked up the Achievement award at the star-studded bash.


Osaka earned the Breakthrough Award, while Lindsey Vonn picked up the Spirit of Sport Award at the Sporting Monte-Carlo complex.

 Football World Cup winners France won Team of the Year award, while the American snowboarder Chloe Kim was given the Action Sportsperson of the Year Award,

 Elsewhere, Slovakian skier Henrieta Farkasova and guide Natalia Subrtova won the Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability award after winning four gold medals at the 2018 Winter Paralympics.




Laureus World Sports Awards Monaco 2019: Full nominees shortlisted, Winners





The Laureus World Sports Awards, which recognize the sporting achievement during 2018, are the premier honors on the international sporting calendar.



Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Full nominees - Winners List.



The winners are voted for by the 66 members of the Laureus World Sports Academy.


The 2019 Laureus World Sports Awards winners have been revealed in Monaco on February 18.



(Winners in BLUE )


Laureus World Sportsman of the Year


Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Tennis


Lewis Hamilton (UK) Motor Racing

LeBron James (USA) Basketball

Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) Athletics

Kylian Mbappé (France) Football

Luka Modric (Croatia) Football


Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year


Simone Biles (USA) Gymnastics


Simona Halep (Romania) Tennis

Angelique Kerber (Germany) Tennis

Ester Ledecka (Czech Republic) Skiing / Snowboarding

Daniela Ryf (Switzerland) Ironman Triathlon

Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) Skiing


Laureus World Team of the Year


European Ryder Cup Team – Golf

France Men’s Football Team


Golden State Warriors (USA) Basketball

Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team (Germany)

Norway Winter Olympics Team

Real Madrid (Spain) Football



Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year


Ana Carrasco (Spain) Motor Cycling

Sofia Goggia (Italy) Skiing

Jakob Ingebrigtsen (Norway) Athletics

Naomi Osaka (Japan) Tennis


Geraint Thomas (UK) Cycling

Briana Williams (Jamaica) Athletics


Laureus World Comeback of the Year


Yuzuru Hanyu (Japan) Skating

Mark McMorris (Canada) Snowboarding

Bibian Mentel-Spee (Netherlands) Snowboarding

Vinesh Phogat (India) Wrestling

Lindsey Vonn (USA) Skiing

Tiger Woods (USA) Golf


Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability


Henrieta Farkasova (Slovakia) Skiing


Diede de Groot (Netherlands) Wheelchair Tennis

Brian McKeever (Canada) Cross-country Skiing

Oksana Masters (USA) Cross-country Skiing

Grigorios Polychronidis (Greece) Boccia

Markus Rehm (Germany) Athletics


Laureus World Action Sportsperson of the Year



Maya Gabeira (Brazil) Surfing

Anna Gasser (Austria) Snowboarding

Stephanie Gilmore (Australia) Surfing

Chloe Kim (USA) Snowboarding


Gabriel Medina (Brazil) Surfing

Shaun White (USA) Snowboarding



Sporting Moment of the Year: Xia Boyu


Academy Exceptional Achievement Award: Eliud Kipchoge


Lifetime Achievement Award: Arsene Wenger


Spirit of Sport Award: Lindsey Vonn


Sport for Good Award: Yuwa (Football girls)




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Laureus World Sports Awards: Official.


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