“The player” Borussia Dortmund – the best sportsman of the year, Ronaldo – 3 Messi – 6th

"Игрок" Боруссии - лучший спортсмен года, Роналду - 3-й, Месси - 6-й

The international sports press Association (AIPS) named the best athletes of the year.

The best athletes in the opinion of the AIPS in 2016 steel Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt and American gymnast Simone Balls.

In voting for the best in the past year took part 382 journalists from 110 countries. Note that for Usain Bolt, who after the Olympics in Rio joined the football club Borussia Dortmund, with whom he is trained.

In the top 10 included two of the strongest player in the world – Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The Portuguese, who won the Golden ball in 2016, in addition to the Bolt skipped forward another Olympic champion Michael Phelps, and took the third place.

Messi in addition to the above three has lost to the best tennis player and Formula 1 driver of the year – Andy Murray and Nico Rosberg.

The best athletes in the 2016 version of AIPS:

Men

1. Usain Bolt (Jamaica running) – 1149 votes (33,42%)
2. Michael Phelps (US, swimming) – 490 (14,25%)
3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, soccer) – 387 (of 11.26%)
4. Andy Murray (GB, tennis) – 159 (4,62%)
5. Nico Rosberg (Germany, Formula 1) – 146 (4,25%)
6. Lionel Messi (Argentina, football) – 124 (3,61%)
7. LeBron James (USA, basketball) – 119 (3,46%)
8. Novak Djokovic (Serbia, tennis) – 114 (3,32%)
9. Mo Farah (great Britain, running) – 91 (2,65%)
10. Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina, tennis) – 90 (2,62%)

Women

1. Simone Balls (USA, gymnastics) – 524 (15,24%)
2. Katinka Hosszu (Hungary, swimming) – 472 (of 13.73%)
3. Serena Williams (USA, tennis) – 361 (10,5%)
4. Kathleen Ledecky (USA, swimming) – 319 (9,28%)
5. Almaz Ayana (Ethiopia, running) – 279 (8,12%)
6. Angelique Kerber (Germany, tennis) – 250 (7,27%)
7. In the group Dibaba (Ethiopia, running) – 160 (4,65%)
8. Allyson Felix (USA, running) – 149 (4,33%)
9. Laura Trott (great Britain, Cycling) – 125 (3,64%)
10. Lara Gut (Switzerland Alpine skiing) – 112 (3,26%)

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