Usain Bolt, Simone Biles, Michael Phelps among winners of Laureus World Sports Awards 2017

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Usain Bolt won the 'Sportsman of the Year' trophy for the record-equalling fourth time. Image courtesy: Laureus World Sports Awards

 

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Four-time Olympic gold gymnast Simone Biles was named Sportswoman of the Year for her 2016 achievements. Image courtesy: Laureus World Sports Awards

 

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Formula One champion Nico Rosberg claimed the Breakthrough of the Year award. He ended runner-up in 2014 and 2015 but finally won the title last year. Image courtesy: Laureus World Sports Awards

 

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Michael Phelps bagged the 'Comeback of the Year' award after returning to the swimming pool and scooping five more gold medals. Image courtesy: Laureus World Sports Awards

 

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Refugee team that competed at the 2016 Rio Olympics with 10 athletes from countries including Syria and South Sudan was named the winner of the Laureus Award for sporting inspiration. Image courtesy: Laureus World Sports Awards

 

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Usain Bolt took an Oscars-style post-awards selfie featuring his fellow winners on the night, including Michael Phelps, Simone Biles, Nico Rosberg and Claudio Ranieiri. Image courtesy: Twitter/@@LAUREUSSPORT

 

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The winners of the Laureus World Sports Awards perform Usain Bolt’s iconic move. Image Credit: Facebook/ @LaureusSportforGood

 


Updated Date: Feb 15, 2017 16:36 PM

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