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Laureus Sports Awards 2018- Winners

Published on February 28, 2018
The gala ceremony of Laureus World Sports Awards 2018 took place at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco where ace tennis player Roger won two awards including his sixth sportsman of the year award.
  • Federer the World Sportsman of the Year and the World Comeback of the Year award leaving behind Rafael Nadal, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mo Farah, Lewis Hamilton and Chris Froome.
  • Serena Williams grabbed the World Sportswoman of the Year ahead of Garbine Muguruza, Allyson Felix, Katie Ledecky, Caster Semenya and Mikaela Shiffrin. This was her fourth win at the Laureus having previously claimed the award in 2003, 2010 and 2016.
  • F1 team Mercedes-AMG won the Team of the Year award beating the likes of Real Madrid, Golden State Warriors, and France's Davis Cup team. 

Other Awardees

  • Exceptional Achievement: Francesco Totti
  • World Action Sportsperson of the Year: Armel Le Cleac'h
  • Sport for Good: Active Communities Network
  • Team of the Year: Mercedes F1
  • World Breakthrough of the Year: Sergio Garcia
  • World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability: Marcel Hug
  • Sporting Inspiration Award: J.J. Watt
  • Best Sporting Moment: Chapecoense (Eternal Champions)
  • Lifetime Achievement: Edwin Moses

About Laureus Sports Awards

  •  The annual award ceremony is the event established in 1999 by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation founding patrons Daimler and Richemont. Mercedes-Benz and IWC Schaffhausen are the supporting partners.Individuals and teams from the world of sports are awarded during the event. 
  • Swiss tennis player Roger Federer holds the record for the most awards with six. 

Expected Questions

Laureus Sports Awards are associated with which of the following sports?
a. Tennis
b. Football
c. Formula 1 Race
d. All of the above

Who won the World Sportsman of the Year and the World Comeback of the Year award at the Laureus Sports Awards 2018?
a. Mo Farah
b.Roger Federer
c. Rafael Nadal
d. Lionel Messi

Who won the World Sportswoman of the Year at the Laureus Sports Awards 2018?
a. Selena Williams
b. Mikaela Shiffrin
c. Garbine Muguruza
d. Caster Semenya

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