Serena, Bolt Named AIPS Athletes Of The Year

United States of America, USA, tennis sensation Serena Williams and Jamaica’s athletics king Usain Bolt have been voted AIPS Best Athletes for the second year in a row.
A panel of 470 sports journalists from 96 countries voted in this year’s poll.
Also, six-time Olympic champion and eight-time World champion Usain Bolt received an overwhelming 1282 votes, followed by F1 master Sebastian Vettel on 499, and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo on 437.
World Number 1 Serena Williams, who in 2013 aced her finest season statistically with a 78-4 record, and 11 titles, received 915 votes, ahead of Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayev (644) and Jamaican athletics star Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (551).
Also, European champions Bayern Munich who dominated football in 2013, winning their first Club World Cup title, and finishing the Bundesliga season unbeaten were the resounding winners of the Best Team award with 1707 votes, 1128 ahead of second place winner Miami Heat, two-time NBA Champions who racked up an incredible 27-game winning streak in 2013. New Zealand’s All Blacks Rugby team with 14 wins from 14 matches in 2013 took third place.

Full details of the votes:
Men
1 – Bolt Usain, 1282 (30.24%) 2 – Vettel Sebastian 499 (11.77%),
3 – Ronaldo Cristiano 437 (10.31%).

Women
1 – Williams Serena 915 (22.25%), 2 – Isinbayeva Yelena 644 (15.66%), 3 – Fraser-Pryce Shelly-Ann 551 (13.4%).

Best Team
1 – Bayern Munich 1707 (41.32%), 2 – Miami Heat 579 (14.02%),
3 – New Zealand All Blacks Rugby 461 (11.16%).


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