Award ceremony 'Best Athletes of the Region Olomouc 2010'
Top row: Martin Berdych, Tomas' father, is 6th from the left
The 'Best Athlete of the Region Olomouc 2010 Award' went to Tomas Berdych after his remarkable run in 2010, making the semi-finals of the French Open and the final of the Wimbledon Championships. For Tomas 2010 was a stellar year in which he reached a career high of World No. 6.
For the tenth time in history. the ceremony was staged in Olomouc at the Moravian Theater on Wednesday 9 February 2011. "It fits into our philosophy. We want to continue. This way we can thank the top athletes for representing our region, "said Deputy Governor Radovan Rastak.
Tomas was not present at the ceremony. Through his father, Martin Berdych, Tomas sent a message from Rotterdam where he is playing a tournament: "I am very happy that I won this award again, unfortunately I can not take it personally, but I hope that next year I will be able to".
Tomas won the award for the 5th time.
Palmares: Best Athletes of the Year 2010 Region Olomouc, Czech Republic
1st Tomas Berdych (tennis)
2nd Jana Horakova (mountain bike)
3rd Tomas Slovak (canoeing)
4th Michael Hubník (soccer)
5th Ivan Dvorak (cycling)
A general view of the Moravian Theater in Olomouc
Among the prestigious guests... Czech star Jaromir Jagr