Armel Le Cléac’h wins Laureus Award
Published on February 27th, 2018
The annual Laureus World Sports Awards honor individuals and teams from the world of sports along with sporting achievements throughout the year. The 2018 Awards Ceremony, held February 27 in Monaco, recognized Vendee Globe winner Armel Le Cléac’h in the Action Sportsperson category.
The Awards presented included best Sportsman, Sportswoman, Team, Breakthrough, Comeback, Disabled Sportsperson, Action Sportsperson, plus Lifetime Achievement and Spirit of Sport Awards, both of which are given at the discretion of the Laureus Academy.
America’s Cup winner Team New Zealand had been nominated in the Team category but lost out to Four-time F1 Constructors Champions Mercedes-AMG Petronas.