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Old 04-18-2009, 11:05 AM   #1
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Rossi nominated for Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award

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Fiat Yamaha’s World Champion on shortlist of six for prestigious prize.


Reigning MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi’s achievements in 2008 have been recognised with a nomination for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award, an honour that will be decided at the tenth edition of the Laureus World Sports Awards.

Rossi was one of six sportsmen to be entered onto the final shortlist, following a ballot open to the world’s media in a record 112 countries. His rivals for the prize are Olympic gold medal winners Usain Bolt & Michael Phelps, plus Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton, ATP tennis world number one Rafael Nadal and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

It is not the first time that Rossi has been acknowledged by the selection panel; In 2006 he was named as the winner of the Laureus Spirit of Sport Award for his contribution to motorcyclcing.

Previous winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award are Roger Federer, Michael Schumacher, Lance Armstrong and Tiger Woods.
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Old 04-18-2009, 11:13 AM   #3
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Sadly I fear Hamilton or Ronaldo will win
a travesty of justice if it happens , neither of them are in the same league imo
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