HomeHockeyOvechkin walked Habib and became an athlete of the year by GQ
Forward of “Washington” and national team of Russia Alexander Ovechkin won the award “Sportsman of the year” by GQ magazine.
Last season, the Russian has played 88 games in the NHL, scoring 98 (55+43) points. Washington lost in the first round of the playoffs, “Carolina” (3-4).
The award also claimed the fighter of the mixed single combats, the champion of the UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, skater Pavel Kulizhnikov, who jumps on the ski jumping Evgeny Klimov and tennis player Karen Khachanov.
Note that the applicant for a prize “Opening of year” was the head coach of “Zenith” Sergei Semak, but the award was taken by the artist Pokras Lampas (Arseny Pyzhenkov), which in November 2018 created the biggest calligraffiti in the world in front of the stadium “Locomotive”.
Tennis player Karen Khachanov has won in the special nomination of the Year King (the”King years”).
We will remind, last year the striker Russia and “Zenit”, Artem Dzyuba was the man of the year by GQ, and the swimmer Evgeny Rylov was named sportsman of the year.