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Tatyana McFadden shortlisted for 2015 Laureus Award

13 Feb , 2015  

Racing

‘American track and field and cross-country skiing star Tatyana McFadden is one of six Paralympians shortlisted for the prestigious 2015 Laureus Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability Award.

Russia’s Roman Petushkov and Germany’s Anna Schaffelhuber, two athletes who won 11 gold medals between them at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, are also included in the nominees. Joining them on the shortlist for the award, which recognises sporting achievements during 2014, are Great Britain’s multi-medal winning para-cyclist Sarah Storey, Hong Kong’s boccia world champion Yuk Wing Leung and Canada’s para-cycling world champion Shelly Gauthier. READ MORE