The South African national rugby team( Springboks) bagged another top win at the 2020 Laureus Awards.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup world champions was awarded World Team of the Year.
It’s the second time the Springboks have won the Laureus accolade – the team that lifted the 2007 Rugby World Cup were awarded the prize in early 2008.
The 2020 Laureus Awards took place in Berlin with the Academy stating that their “incredible Rugby World Cup triumph showed the unique power of sport to unite.”
Here are the award winners
Laureus Awards 2020 winners:
Sportsman of the Year: Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi (shared)
Sportswoman of the Year: Simone Biles
Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability: Oksana Masters
Laureus Sporting Moment 2000 – 2020: Sachin Tendulkar and the 2011 Indian Cricket World Cup winning team
World Team of the Year: Springboks
Exceptional Achievement Award: Spanish Basketball Federation
Action Sportsperson of the Year: Chloe Kim
Breakthrough of the Year: Egan Bernal
Laureus Comeback of the Year: Sophia Florsch
Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award: Dirk Nowitzki
Main picture screen shot /Instagram /bokrugby.