Gilbert named sportsman of the year

Mon, 19 Dec 11:52:00 2011

Cycling world number one Philippe Gilbert was named Belgian sportsman of the year for the third time in a row.

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It was a very fine season for the cyclist as he wore the yellow jersey at the Tour de France.

Gilbert also won a hat-trick of World Tour classic races with victories in the Amstel Gold Race, Fleche Wallonne and Liege-Bastogne-Liege.

He also beat Kevin Borlee, who clinched a bronze medal in 400 metres at the athletics world championships.


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