Friday, December 31, 2010

Timo Boll runner-up in German Athlete of the Year Poll

Timo Boll came second in the race for Germany's athlete of the year. Sebastian Vettel topped the poll in which 1,300 journalists participated. The event was held at the ZDF Gala evening in Kuhaus, Baden Baden. Golfer Martin Kaymer finished third.

Timo Boll's achievements:

  • Led Germany to the Silver medal at the Liebherr World Team Championships at Moscow
  • Third at Liebherr Men's World Cup
  • Three titles at European Championships (Men's singles, Men's Doubles and Team)
  • Men's Singles winner at German Open, Europe Top 12, Volkswagen Cup
  • Main player at Borussia Dusseldorf in Bundesliga. Won German Cup and European Champions League