|Posted on December 22, 2010 at 8:02 PM|
The award ceremony was held for winners on Wednesday, 22 December 2010 at the Hotel Hilton in Prague. Unfortunately, Tomas was not attending this special event because of a viral illness. He was lying in bed during two days before Christmas. Get well soon Tomas!
Speed skater Sáblíková awarded Athlete of the Year for third time
22 December 2010
Speed skater Martina Sablikova, twice Olympic winner from Vancouver, was named Czech Athlete of the Year, defending her last year's title and winning the poll of the Club of Sports Journalists for a third time in her career tonight.
She was followed by ski cross-country racer Lukas Bauer, rower Ondrej Synek and tennisman Tomas Berdych.
Sablikova won last year two gold and one bronze medals at the Olympic Games. She was the overall winner of the world and European championships and won the World Cup.
Ice hockey players were named the best team of 2010.
Best Athletes of the Czech Republic 2010
1. Martina Sáblíková speedskater 2157 2. Lukáš Bauer cross country skier 1740 3. Ondřej Synek rower 1620 4. Tomáš Berdych tennisman 1343 5. Zdeněk Štybar cyclo-cross cyclist 1249 6. Filip Jícha handball player 1197 7. Šárka Záhrobská alpine ski racer 1161 8. Hana Horáková basketball player 1098 10. Barbora Špotáková javelin thrower 869