Tag Archives: Sportsman of the Year

The Sports History Chronicle Sportsman of the Year 2019 is Nathan Chen. The Greatest Sportsmen of the Decade

Eliud Kipchoge (Kenya – Athletics) – ran the second fastest marathon ever in a race.  In a paced challenge ran the first sub two hour marathon. Nathan Chen (USA – Figure Skating) – world champion, won all his competitions and … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2019: Adam Peaty and The Greatest British Sportsmen of the Decade

Some of the names I considered for 2019 British sportsman were: Callum Smith (Boxing) – retained the WBA title twice and is ranked as the world’s best active super-middleweight by several independent authorities. Josh Taylor (Boxing) – won the IBF … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2018: Eliud Kipchoge

My shortlist is: Oleksandr Usyk (Ukraine) became the first boxer in history to hold all four major world championships—the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and WBO titles—at cruiserweight Martin Fourcade (France – Biathlon) – won all four world cup titles plus … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2018: Tai Woffinden

Some of the names I considered were: Jack Laugher (Diving)- won three golds at the Commonwealth Games and two at the European Championships. Adam Peaty – the swimmer broke the world record for the 100m breaststroke Chris Froome, Geraint Thomas … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2017 is Brent Lakatos

Some of the most notable performers in 2017 who I considered to be the Sportsman of the Year. Adam Peaty won two world titles and set two world records at the world swimming championships where Caeleb Dressel the American swimmer won … Continue reading

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Sports History Chronicle British Sportsman of the Year 2017: Aled Davies

As with my other awards this year some of the big names were having a low-key 2017 after peaking for the Olympics in 2016.  Perhaps there aren’t as many names here to consider as sometimes. Some of the sportsmen I … Continue reading

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The Sports History Chronicle World Sportsman of the Year 2016: Martin Fourcade

, My shortlist for the world sportsman of 2016 is: Wayde Van Niekerk (South Africa – Athletics) – winner of the Olympic gold at 400m, which he did by breaking the world record which had stood since 1999. He won … Continue reading

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