Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

 

Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017.

Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

 

 

Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

The Credit Suisse Swiss Sports Awards 2017 took place in Zurich on 10th December 2017 and were presented by Sandra Studer and Rainer Maria Salzgeber. The ceremony was at the SRF Studios near Oerlikon and there was much anticipation as to who would win the coveted awards this year.  Musical entertainment was provided by Wincent Weiss and Rachel Rinast, Pat Burgener, Baba Shrimps and Carla Bruni, France’s ex First lady and there was a flying dinner and Apéro.

 Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Photographer Geoff Pegler captured some of the top moments as the winners were announced. See all the details here.

Sportsman of the Year Award

 

Roger Federer Sportsman of the Year

Roger Federer won the Sportsman of the Year award

Photo of the video link courtesy of Credit Suisse Sports Awards

The winner of the coveted Sportsman of the Year was Roger Federer. He wasn’t present to receive his award as he was training in Dubai but accepted his prize via video link during the ceremony. The list of all who were nominated for the award is as follows:

ROGER FEDER, Tennis – Winner
Nino Schurter, Mountainbiking
Beat Feuz, Alpine Skiing

Andy Schmid, Handball
Roman Josi, Ice Hockey
Pablo Brägger, Gymnastics

Sportswoman of the Year Award

Wendy Holdener Swiss Sportswoman of the year 2017

Skier Wendy Holdener won the Sportswoman of the Year award.

Here is the list of all who were nominated for the award:

WENDY HOLDENER Ski racing – winner
Daniela Ryf, Triathlete

Giulia Steingruber, Gymnastics
Jolanda Neff, Mountainbiking
Martina Hingis, Tennis

Jeanine Gmelin, Rowing

Disabled Sportsperson of the Year Award

Marcel Hug at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Marcel Hug won the Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.

Here is the list of all who were nominated for the award:

MARCEL HUG, Wheelchair sports  –  winner
Manuela Schär, Wheelchair sports
Christoph Kunz, Alpine Skiing

 

Newcomer of the Year Award

The Newcomer of the Year Award and it was won by Nico Hischier who wasn’t present at the Awards as he is training in America.

Here is the list of all who were nominated for the award:

NIKO HISCHIER, Ice Hockey– winner
Géraldine Ruckstuhl, Light Athletics
Michelle Heimberg, diving

Sports Team of the Year Award

Valon Behrami at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Valon Behrami accepted the award on behalf of the Swiss A National Team

The Swiss A National Football Team won the team award

Here is the list of all who were nominated for the award:

SWISS A NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM  – winners
Women’s 4 x 100m Light Athletics
Mixed Relay, Mountain biking

Trainer of the Year Award

Severin Lüthi at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

The Trainer of The Year Award was won by Severin Lüthi

SEVERIN LÜTHI, Trainer Tennis – winner
Nicolas Siegenthaler, Trainer for Mountainbiking
Vladimir Petkovic, Football Trainer

Here are some more photos from earlier in the evening.

Martina Hingis at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Martina Hingis at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Nico Schurter at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Nico Schurter at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Daniela Ryf at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Daniella Ryf

Manuela Schär at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Manuela Schär

Pablo Brägger at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Pablo Brägger

Nicolas Siegenthaler at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Nicolas Siegenthaler

Giulia Steingruber at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Giulia Steingruber

Jeannine Gmelin at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Jeannine Gmelin

Wendy Holdener at Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2017

Wendy Holdener Sportswoman of the Year

All photos © Geoff Pegler

except for video link shot

The next edition of the Credit Suisse Sports Awards will take place on Sunday 9th December 2017

For more information please visit the Credit Suisse website here.

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