British broadcasting organization summed up the year in sports.
Sportsman of the year in the UK for the third time in his career he was the Scottish tennis player Andy Murray, who in the course of 2016, managed to win the Olympic games, become the winner of Wimbledon, and to seize Novak Djokovic the status of the first racket of the world.
American gymnast Simone Bilz, who won at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro four gold awards, named best foreign athlete of the year by the BBC.
Football club year was the reigning champion of England “Leicester”. Coach of the year found the Italian Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester made one of the biggest sensations in football history.
A special award from the BBC for contribution to sports was the legendary American swimmer Michael Phelps, retired in the status of 23-times Olympic champion, which is the best result of all times and peoples.
Also, special awards from “BBC” was presented to Ben Smith, who ran the marathon 401 401 per day, and 15-year-old winner of the Paralympic games in Rio swimmer Eleanor Robinson.
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