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Katinka Hosszú has landed in third place in the Best Athletes of 2016 award


European news agencies organize the Best Athletes of 2016 award every year. In this year Cristiano Ronaldo has received the first place with 24 points, and British tennis player Andy Murray got second place on the list. Katinka Hosszú has become third most successful European sportswoman.

27 News Agencies –including the Hungarian one – were participating in the voting organized by Polish News Agency PAP
Europe’s 10 best athlete of 2016, according to European news agencies:
1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portuguese soccer) 204 points
2. Andy Murray (Britain, tennis) 180
3. LONG KATINKA (swimming) 136
4. Nico Rosberg (Germany, Formula 1) 115
5. Mohamed Farah (UK, athletics) 93
6. Angelique Kerber (Germany, tennis) 77
7. Martin Fourcade (French, Biathlon) 74
8. Marcel Hirscher (Austria, alpine skiing) 54
9. Anita Wlodarczyk (Poland, athletics) 42
10. Chris Froome (Britain, road bike) 38
17th KOZÁK DANUTA (canoeing) 16