Us gymnast Biles was elected sportswoman of the year
Simone Biles is Tuesday chosen as the sportswoman of the year at the prestigious Laureus gala in Monaco. The American gymnast won last summer, four times gold at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The 19-year-old Biles was the preferred swimmer Katie Ledecky, tennis player Angelique Kerber, cyclist Laura Kenny and athletes, Elaine Thompson and Allyson Felix.
The Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year, Simone Biles! #Laureus17
Time of placing
18:12 – 14 February 2017
Later on Tuesday, is also the sportsman of the year”. The nominees are footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, tennis player Andy Murray, basketball players LeBron James and Stephen Curry and athletes Usain Bolt and Mo Farah.