Cyclist Bob Jungels was Monday night elected the Sportsman of the Year in Luxembourg. The 26-year-old winner of liège-Bastogne-Liège following the ranking tennis player Gilles Müller on, which the previous four years, the prize won.
Jungels, who for the Belgian Quick Step to come out, had an excellent 2018 with in addition to his victory in Liege is also an eleventh place in the overall classification of the Tour and the world title in the ploegentijdrijden. He was also the fifth Luxembourg champion on both the road and in the time trial.
Also in the women’s race, the victory was to a cyclist, the 31-year-old Christine Majerus. She wins the election for the fifth time, four in a row. She equals the record of triathlete Elizabeth May, who is also five times triumphed between 2004 and 2009.