Posted 16. January 2001 by Editor
The World Sports Awards Team invited the fans to post their vote on the internet and support their favourite athlete of the year 2000.
Thousands around the world showed the true Spirit of Sport and their votes will be treated as the one vote that will be added to the votes of the World Jury.
The internet voting finished on January 6, here are the results. Make sure to check back for the final results on January 17, the day after the World Sports Awards 2000 took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Results winter sports men:
Winter sports women: