Laureus World Sports Awards 2019
The Laureus World Sports Awards 2019 announced at the Laureus Award Ceremony in Monaco. The Laureus World Sports Award is an annual award honoring the achievement of individual men from the world of sports. It was first awarded in 2000 as one of the seven constituent awards presented during the Laureus World Sports Awards.
Novak Djokovic was named World Sportsman of the Year for the fourth time. United State gymnast Biles was named Sportswoman of the year 2019 Laureus World Sports Award and Tiger Woods won the Woods won the World Comeback of the Year award. Yuwa is a Jharkhand based NGO that fight gender discrimination by getting young girls to play football.
The Complete list of winners of Laureus World Sports Award 2019
|1||Sportsman of the Year||Novak Djokovic||Tennis||Serbia|
|2||Sportswoman of the Year||Simone Biles||Gymnastics||USA|
|3||Comeback of the Year||Tiger Woods||Golf||USA|
|4||Team of the Year||France||Football||France|
|5||Sporting moment of the Year||Xia Boyu||Mountain Climbing||China|
|6||Sportsperson with a Disability||Henrieta Fakkasova||Alpine Skiing||Slovakia|
|7||Action Sportsperson of the Year||Chloe Kim||Snowboarding||USA|
|8||Academy Exceptional Achievement Award||Eliud Kipchoge||Running||Kenya|
|9||Breakthrough of the Year||Naomi Osaka||Tennis||Japan|
|10||Sprit for Sport Award||Lindsay Vonn||Skiing||USA|
|11||Sport for Good Award||Yuwa||Football||India|
|12||Lifetime Achievement Award||Arsene Wenger||Football(Manager)||France|