Paralympic snowboardster Bibian Mentel has Monday in addition to a Laureus Award caught. They saw the trophy for comeback of the year to Tiger Woods.
The 46-year-old Dutch won last February at the Paralympic Games Pyeongchang gold in the snowboardcross and banked slalom.
At the snowboardster since 2001, ten times is diagnosed with cancer. She told in October in The World Runs By the disease just prior to the Paralympics with her had returned. That kept her there not for top performance in Pyeongchang.
Mentel, that her career has now ended, saw the trophy during a gala in Monaco, however, to Woods. The American won last year, his first tournament after a few severe back injuries.
Novak Djokovic received a Laureus Award for best athlete. ()
The Big price to ski professionals go
Rolstoeltennisster Diede de Groot was also not distinguished. They saw the prize for the best disabled athlete of the year to ski professionals Henrieta Farkasova.
The Big won last year, including three Grand Slams in singles (Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open). Farkasova, who are visually impaired, six-time olympic champion and captured in Pyeongchang gold on the descent.
Novak Djokovic was awarded the sportsman of the year. That happened already for the fourth time, so he is now on an equal Laureus Awards as Usain Bolt. Gymnast Simone Biles won the prize at the women.
The French coach Didier Deschamps, with the award for team of the year ()
France, team of the year
The French football team became team of the year chosen after earning the world title in Russia.
The Kenyan runner That Kipchoge produced according to the jury, the most sensational performance by Berlin in a whopping 78 seconds of the world record in the marathon.
Also Arsène Wenger, fell in the prizes. The Frenchman, who in 2018 after 22 years retired as coach of Arsenal, was given the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Arsène Wenger received a Lifetime Achievement Award ()