China's Ye Shiwen Runs for Laureus Award
    2013-03-12 07:09:25     CRIENGLISH.com      Web Editor: Xing Yihang
Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen is among some of the top athletes in the world for the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award set to be handed out in Rio de Janeiro.

Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen is among some of the top athletes in the world for the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year Award set to be handed out in Rio de Janeiro.

The teen surprised the world at London Olympics with her double goal medals in both the 200m medley and the 400m medley.

She is up for the award against the likes of Serena Williams and Lindsey Vonn, among others.

China's Olympic table tennis team has been nominated in the team event.

It's up against Spain's national soccer team, the European Ryder Cup team and F1's Red Bull.

The winners of the annual awards are chosen by 46 members of the Laureus sports academy.

The gala will be shown in a televised ceremony hosted by actor Morgan Freeman.

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