Usain Bolt and simone Biles claim top accolades at Laureus World Sports Awards

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 6:50


Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt and 4 time Olympic gold gymnast simone Biles claimed the top accolades at the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

This was, after they were being named sportsman and sportswoman of the year for their 2016 achievements.

Britain's Rachel Atherton won the action sportsperson of the year award for her downhill mountain biking feats, when she became the first rider in history to complete a perfect downhill World Cup season and then won a 4th World Championship title a week later.


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