The best athlete in the world? Lewis Hamilton receives the “Champion of Champions” award

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton keep making history in the Formula 1. The Briton achieved a historic accolade, beating incredible legends of world sport. The pilot of Mercedes he achieved his seventh world championship this season, after winning the Turkish Grand Prix. In addition, he took several brands that he held Michael Schumacher several years.

This Sunday, the prestigious French newspaper L’Équipe, awarded Hamilton as the ‘Champion of Champions’. The sports magazine voted among several candidates for the Formula 1 driver ahead of names like Rafael Nadal or Lebron James. A few weeks ago, the BBC from his country, presented Hamilton with the athlete of the year award and a magazine named him as sports personality of the year.

Lewis Hamilton played the guitar to celebrate Christmas with his dog Roscoe

Among all the votes received, Hamilton added 1866. The mark obtained is very great, considering that in second place was Rafael Nadal, with only 437. In third place was LeBron James with 403. Nadal obtained his 13th this season Roland Garros, and also stayed with a historical mark. For his part, James kept the fourth ring of the NBA.

Female branch

In the female part, Mars Olsbu Roeiseland was the one that received the award of ‘Champion of champions’. This Norwegian athlete excels in a winter sport, biathlon. Between 2016 and 2020 he was left with twelve gold medals. Seven of those victories occurred at this season’s world championship. Roeiseland also defeated famous athletes.

Naomi osaka he finished in second position in the French newspaper’s vote, with 369 votes. The winner added 452. Osaka, number 3 in the Ranking of the WTA, managed to get his first US Open this year. For her part, the Italian skier Federica Brignone He finished in third place in the vote that was announced this weekend.

Cover of the newspaper L’Équipe. Source: Twitter.

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