Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Bolt named Laureus World Sportsman of the year

Abu Dhabi: Olympic gold champ sprinter Usain Bolt was tonight called as the Laureus Apple Sportsman of the Year for the additional afterwards time in a bright action at the Emirates Palace here.

Sizzling tennis brilliant Serena Williams, who bagged two Grand Slam titles -- Australian Open and Wimbledon -- aftermost year won the Sportswoman of the Year Accolade and now stands alone additional to Roger Federer, who has so far won Laureus Accolade four times.

Williams had won the Laureus Comeback Accolade in 2007, while Federer won the Laureus Sportsman of the Year accolade from 2005-2008.Reigning Formula One best Jenson Button won the Breakthrough of the Year Award, while his aftermost year's aggregation Brawn GP was called Laureus Apple Aggregation of the Year.

Belgium's tennis awareness Kim Clijsters, who abashed the apple by acceptable the US Open afterwards abiding from retirement, won the Laureus Comeback of the Year Award.South African swimmer Natalie Du Toit, who won bristles gold medals in the 2008 Summer Paralympics, won the Laureus Disability Award, while Australia's three-time Apple surfing best Stephanie Gilmore was called Laureus Apple Action Sportsperson of the Year.

Academy affiliate Nawal El Moutawakel accustomed the Laureus Lifetime Achievement Accolade for her assignment for women in action and the International Olympic committee.The Action for Good Accolade went to American basketball fable Dikembe Mutombo for his accommodating assignment in his built-in Congo.

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