Daniela Ryf and Eliud Kipchoge nominated athlete of the year at the Laureus Awards

The Laureus awards are one of the most recognized worldwide, known as the "Oscars of sports" where this year the triathlete is nominated Daniela Ryf and the marathon recordman Eliud Kipchoge . The winners will be announced next February 18.

Daniela Ryf will be at the gala with the gymnast Simone Biles, the tennis players Simona Halep y Angelique Kerber, besides the skiers Ester Ledecka y Mikaela Shiffrin.

Ryf has entered this list on her own merits since last year she won her fourth consecutive IRONMAN World Champion title.

As for the marathoner Eliud Kipchoge , broke the marathon world record in Berlin with a time of 2: 01: 39 in addition to having been chosen as the best athlete by the IAAF

Footballers will be on the list of nominees Luka Modric y Kylian Mbappé, the tennis player Novak Djokovic, the Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton And the basketball player Lebron James.

Triathlon has already been awarded in these awards, where Jan Frodeno He was chosen as the best extreme athlete in the 2016 year. Javier Gómez Noya he was a candidate at 2015 and Brownlee brothers in 2017 with its finish in the WTS of Cozumel.

Further information: https://www.mylaureus.com

Photo: Ironman.com

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