Laureus Awards: Liverpool, Lewis Hamilton, Andy Murray and Tiger Woods among nominees


Liverpool received the Champions League and performed 2nd in the Premier League in 2018-19

Liverpool have been shortlisted among the nominees in the Staff of the twelve months and Comeback of the twelve months lessons in the Laureus World Sports activities Awards.

Jurgen Klopp’s facet – who received the Champions League in 2019 – are on a shortlist of six for Staff of the twelve months.

The Reds are in the Comeback of the twelve months category for overturning a 3-0 Champions League semi-closing first-leg deficit by beating Barcelona4-0.

Andy Murray is a Comeback of the twelve months nominee after getting back from surgical operation.

Britain’s Murray broke down in tears aftera hit his first singles titlesince profession-saving hip surgical operation by beating Stan Wawrinka on the European Originate in October.

Lewis Hamilton is listed in the Sportsman of the twelve months category as a results of a hit his sixth System 1 Drivers’ Championship, while Tiger Woods may maybe be named in the category after a hit his 15th well-known title on the Masters in April.

Gymnast Simone Biles is bidding for her third Sportswoman of the twelve months Award, and is among six nominees in conjunction with USA footballer Megan Rapinoe, who claimed the Ladies’s World Cup Golden Ball and Golden Boot.

Boxer Andy Ruiz Jr is listed for the Leap forward of the twelve months award after his 1 June receive over Anthony Joshua and the winners of every category – voted for by the 68 members of the Laureus World Sports activities Academy – will likely be named in Berlin on 17 February.

Tubby checklist of nominees

Sportsman of the twelve months

Lewis Hamilton (GB) – System 1

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Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya) – athletics

Marc Marquez (Spain) – motor cycling

Lionel Messi (Argentina) – football

Rafael Nadal (Spain) – tennis

Tiger Woods (USA) – golf

Sportswoman of the twelve months

Simone Biles (USA) – gymnastics

Allyson Felix (USA) – athletics

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica) – athletics

Naomi Osaka (Japan) – tennis

Megan Rapinoe (USA) – football

Mikaela Shiffrin (USA) – skiing

Staff of the twelve months

Liverpool FC (GB) – football

Mercedes-AMG Petronas (Germany) – motor racing

South Africa men’s rugby union crew

Spain men’s basketball crew

Toronto Raptors (Canada) – basketball

United States ladies folk’s football crew

Leap forward of the twelve months

Bianca Andreescu (Canada) – tennis

Egan Bernal (Colombia) – cycling

Coco Gauff (USA) – tennis

Japan men’s rugby union crew

Andy Ruiz Jr (USA) – boxing

Regan Smith (USA) – swimming

Comeback of the twelve months

Nathan Adrian (USA) – swimming

Sophia Florsch (Germany) – motor racing

Christian Lealiifano (australia) – rugby union

Kawhi Leonard (USA) – basketball

Liverpool FC (GB) – football

Andy Murray (GB) – tennis

Sportsperson of the twelve months with a Disability

Omara Durand (Cuba) – athletics

Diede de Groot (Netherlands) – wheelchair tennis

Oksana Masters (USA) – skiing and cycling

Jetze Plat (Netherlands) – triathlon and cycling

Manuela Schar (Switzerland) – wheelchair athletics

Alice Tai (UK) – swimming

Action Sportsperson of the twelve months

Italo Ferreira (Brazil) – browsing

Nyjah Huston (USA) – skateboarding

Chloe Kim (USA) – snowboarding

Rayssa Leal (Brazil) – skateboarding

Set McMorris (Canada) – snowboarding

Carissa Moore (USA) – browsing

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