In addition to Van Breggen, Federica Brignone (skiing), Brigid Kosgei (athletics), Naomi Osaka (tennis), Wendie Renard (football) Brenna Stewart (basketball) have a chance of winning the Sportswoman of the Year award.
In 2020, Van Breggen won both the time trial and the road race at the World Cup in Imola, Italy. If The sister from Zwolle actually wins, she will be the first Dutch ever to take this title. In the past, only Dutchmen Johan Cruijff (2006 and 2016) and wheelchair tennis players Esther Vergeer (2002 and 2008) won a prize at the gala.
The Laureus Awards are also referred to as the Oscars of the sport. Last year, the men’s prize went to both Hamilton and footballer Lionel Messi. The American gymnast Simone Biles won in the women. The winner will be announced in May via a virtual event.
Van der Breggen nominated for international title ‘Sportswoman of the Year’ | Cycling
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