Olympic Gold Medalist and World 800m Women’s Champion Caster Semenya has finally been recognized for her world dominance in womens athletics. 

Semenya has been nominated for Laureus Sport, World Sportswoman of the Year.
She is up against Garbiñe Muguruza, Serena Williams, Allyson Felix, Katie Ledecky, and Mikaela Shiffrin.


The Laureus World Sports Awards for Sportswomen of the Year is an annual award honouring the achievements of individual women in world sports. 

The award is currently held by American Gymnast Simone Biles. 

In the men’s section, the nominees are: 

Mo Farah 

Lewis Hamilton 

Roger Federer 

Rafael Nadal 

Cristiano Ronaldo 

Chris Froome