Olympians Who Won a Laureus World Sports Award (20)

Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Role(s) Era Notes
Lance Armstrong USA CRD Olympics 1992—2000 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2003 (later revoked)
Simone Biles USA GAR Olympics / Other 2016—2020 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2017, 2019, 2020
Usain Bolt JAM ATH Olympics / Other 2004—2016 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2009, 2010, 2013, 2017
Jennifer Capriati USA TEN Olympics 1992 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2002
Vivian Cheruiyot KEN ATH Olympics 2000—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2012
Genzebe Dibaba ETH ATH Olympics 2012—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2015
Novak Đoković SRB TEN Olympics / Other 2008—2020 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2012, 2015, 2016, 2019
Jessica Ennis-Hill GBR ATH Olympics 2012—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2013
Roger Federer SUI TEN Olympics / Other 2000—2012 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2018
Missy Franklin USA SWM Olympics 2012—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2014
Cathy Freeman AUS ATH Olympics / Other 1992—2001 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2001
Justine Henin-Hardenne BEL TEN Olympics 2004 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2008
Kelly Holmes GBR ATH Olympics / Other 1996—2004 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2005
Yelena Isinbayeva RUS ATH Olympics / Administrator 2000—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2007, 2009
Marion Jones USA ATH Olympics 2000—2004 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2000 (later revoked)
Lindsey Kildow-Vonn USA ALP Olympics 2002—2018 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2011
Janica Kostelić CRO ALP Olympics / Other 1998—2006 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2006
Lionel Messi ARG FBL Olympics 2008 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2020
Rafael Nadal ESP TEN Olympics / Other 2004—2016 Won Sportsman of the Year in 2011, 2021
Serena Williams USA TEN Olympics 2000—2016 Won Sportswoman of the Year in 2003, 2010, 2016, 2018