Novak Djokovic Europe’s Sportsman of the Year

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WARSAW – World’s best tennis player Novak Djokovic has been named Europe’s Sportsman of the Year in a traditional, 58th vote by the most influential news agencies in the Old Continent, organized by the Polish Press Agency (PAP).

AP Photo / Lionel Cironneau
AP Photo / Lionel Cironneau

Djokovic, who previously won the award in 2011, received 199 points and was convincingly ahead of two-year successive winner, Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton (139), and women’s 200m world champion Dafne Schippers (79).

In the vote, which saw the participation of 22 news agencies, Serbia was represented by Tanjug.

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