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2013 Laureus World Sports Awards

The Laureus World Sports Awards are awarded annually to sportspeople who have been outstanding during the previous year.

The 2013 Laureus World Sports Awards, the premier honours event in the sporting calendar, are to be held in Rio de Janeiro on March 11.


This years nominees:

Laureus World Sportsman of the Year
  • Usain Bolt (Jamaica) Athletics - won 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m Olympic gold medals in London
  • Mo Farah (United Kingdom) Athletics - won 5,000m and 10,000m double in Olympic Games
  • Lionel Messi (Argentina) Football - Barcelona star who scored 86 goals in the calendar year
  • Michael Phelps (United States) Swimming - became most decorated Olympian with 22 career medals
  • Sebastian Vettel (Germany) Motor Racing - won third straight Formula One World Championship
  • Bradley Wiggins (United Kingdom) Cycling - won Tour de France and Olympic Time Trial gold

Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year
  • Jessica Ennis (United Kingdom) Athletics - won Olympic heptathlon gold medal in London
  • Allyson Felix (United States) Athletics - won 200m, 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m Olympic gold medals
  • Missy Franklin (United States) Swimming - at 17, won four gold medals and a bronze at Olympics
  • Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) Athletics - successfully defended her 100m Olympic title
  • Lindsey Vonn (United States) Skiing - won fourth overall skiing World Cup in five years
  • Serena Williams (United States) Tennis - won Wimbledon, the US Open and two Olympic gold medals

Laureus World Team of the Year
  • China Olympic Table Tennis Team - won all the medals they could in London - four gold and two silver.
  • European Ryder Cup Team (Golf) - beat American team after amazing final day fightback at Medinah
  • Miami Heat (United States) Basketball - beat Oklahoma Thunder to win their second NBA title
  • Red Bull Formula One Team (Austria) Motor Racing - won third straight Constructors Championship
  • Spain Men's Football Team - won European Championship to add to World Cup 2010 and Euro 2008
  • United States Men's Basketball Team - won their 14th Olympic basketball gold medal in London

Please place your bits here on or before March 5.

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