Peaty, Ledecky, Phelps and Dias honoured with nomination for Laureus Sports Award


Triple World Champion Adam Peaty has been honoured by worldwide sports writers with a nomination in the Laureus World Breakthrough of the Year Award.

Peaty not only world three world titles through 2015 he also lowered the world records first at British Swimming Championships in London and then at the World Championships in Kazan.

He was then shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award before now being recognised at the Laureus Sports Awards.

Other swimming athletes to be nominated are Katie Ledecky (World Sportswoman of the Year Award), Michael Phelps (World Comeback of the Year) and Daniel Dias (World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award).


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