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Gazzetta Sports Awards

Gigi Buffon and Sofia Goggia, the 2017 Italians sportman and sportwoman of the year.

The Gazzetta Sports Awards and the Gazzetta Referendum are surveys conducted annually by the Italian sports newspaper La Gazzetta dello Sport, which select the best athletes of the calendar year.[1]

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WinnersEdit

Year Sportman of the Year Sport Sportwoman of the Year Sport Team of the Year Sport
1978 Paolo Rossi Association football Sara Simeoni Athletics (high jump) Italy national football team Association football
1979 Pietro Mennea Athletics (sprinting) Roberta Felotti Swimming Milan Association football
1980 Pietro Mennea Athletics (sprinting) Sara Simeoni Athletics (high jump) Italy national basketball team Basketball
1981 Marco Lucchinelli Motorsport Sara Simeoni Athletics Carmine Abbagnale, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Giuseppe Di Capua Rowing
1982 Giuseppe Saronni Cycling Dorina Vaccaroni Fencing Italy national football team* Association football
1983 Alberto Cova Athletics Dorina Vaccaroni Fencing Italy national basketball team Basketball
1984 Francesco Moser Cycling Sara Simeoni Athletics Carmine Abbagnale, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Giuseppe Di Capua Rowing
1985 Alberto Cova Athletics Maria Canins Cycling Juventus* Association Football
1986 Reinhold Messner Mountaineering Maria Canins Cycling Italy men's national water polo team Water polo
1987 Francesco Panetta Athletics Manuela Dalla Valle Swimming Tracer Milano Basketball
1988 Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Laura Fogli Athletics Carmine Abbagnale, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Giuseppe Di Capua Rowing
1989 Giorgio Lamberti Swimming Angela Bandini Freediving Milan* Association Football
1990 Gianni Bugno Cycling Annarita Sidoti Athletics Italy men's national volleyball team Volleyball
1991 Gianni Bugno Cycling Giovanna Trillini Fencing Carmine Abbagnale, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Giuseppe Di Capua Rowing
1992 Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Giovanna Trillini Fencing Italy men's national water polo team Water polo
1993 Jury Chechi Gymnastics Stefania Belmondo Cross-country skiing Italy men's national water polo team Water polo
1994 Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Manuela Di Centa* Cross-country skiing Maurilio De Zolt, Marco Albarello, Giorgio Vanzetta, Silvio Fauner Cross-country skiing
1995 Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Fiona May Athletics Italy men's national volleyball team* Volleyball
1996 Jury Chechi Gymnastics Deborah Compagnoni Alpine skiing Juventus Association Football
1997 Jury Chechi Gymnastics Deborah Compagnoni Alpine skiing Italy national basketball team Basketball
1998 Marco Pantani* Cycling Deborah Compagnoni Alpine skiing Italy men's national volleyball team Volleyball
1999 Fabrizio Mori Athletics Stefania Belmondo Cross-country skiing Italy national basketball team Basketball
2000 Domenico Fioravanti Swimming Valentina Vezzali Fencing Ferrari Formula 1
2001 Valentino Rossi Motorsport Valentina Vezzali Fencing Ferrari* Formula 1
2002 Valentino Rossi Motorsport Stefania Belmondo Cross-country skiing Italy women's national volleyball team Volleyball
2003 Valentino Rossi Motorsport Valentina Vezzali Fencing Ferrari Formula 1
2004 Stefano Baldini Athletics Valentina Vezzali* Fencing Ferrari Formula 1
2005 Filippo Magnini Swimming Valentina Vezzali Fencing Italy men's national volleyball team Volleyball
2006 Filippo Magnini Swimming Vanessa Ferrari Gymnastics Italy national football team* Association football
2007 Filippo Magnini Swimming Valentina Vezzali Fencing Milan Association Football
2008 Valentino Rossi Motorsport Federica Pellegrini Swimming Inter Association Football
2009 Valentino Rossi Motorsport Federica Pellegrini* Swimming Italy women's national volleyball team Volleyball
2010 Giuliano Razzoli Alpine skiing Francesca Schiavone Tennis Inter Association Football
2011 Armin Zöggeler Luge Federica Pellegrini* Swimming Italy men's national water polo team Water polo
2012 Alex Zanardi Paracycling Elisa Di Francisca Fencing Elisa Di Francisca, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali, Ilaria Salvatori Fencing
2013 Vincenzo Nibali Cycling Jessica Rossi Shooting Juventus Association football
2014 Vincenzo Nibali Cycling Tania Cagnotto Diving Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci Tennis
2015 Gregorio Paltrinieri Swimming Flavia Pennetta Tennis Juventus Association football
2016 Gregorio Paltrinieri Swimming Tania Cagnotto Diving Italy men's national volleyball team Volleyball
2017 Gianluigi Buffon Association football Sofia Goggia Alpine skiing Juventus Association football
  • Winner was also honored as a world athlete or team.

Others awardsEdit

From 2015 the prize has been awarded in a further six categories.[2]

Coach of the Year
Performance of the Year
Paralympic athlete of the Year
Exploit of the Year
Fair Play of the Year
Legend

MultiwinnersEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Gazzetta Sports Awards" (in Italian). gazzzetta.it. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Gazzetta Sports Awards - Vincitori" (in Italian). gazzzetta.it. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  3. ^ In 2016 the name was Revelation of the Year
  4. ^ In 2016 the name was Gentleman of the Year

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