Ester Ledecka nominated as BBC’s World Sport Star of the Year

Ester Ledecka

Snowboard and Alpine Skiing Star Ester Ledecka (CZE) has been nominated as one of four contenders for the BBC World Sport Star of the Year 2018 following her historic achievement in becoming the first lady to win a gold medal in two different sports at the Winter Olympics with her double triumph in Pyeongchang claiming the Alpine super G and Snowboard parallel giant slalom.

The category was introduced in 1968 with former winners including Muhammad Ali, Olga Korbut, Pelé, Martina Navratilova, Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Usain Bolt, Tiger Woods and many more sporting legends.Ledecke will be competing with USA’s gymnastics star Simone Biles, Golfer Francesco Molinari and Boxer Oleksandr Usyk.

Formerly known as the Overseas Sports Personality of the Year, votes can now be cast by those outside the UK for the first time.

Vote for Ester Ledecka here

Source: FIS, BBC