Roger Federer nominated for Swiss Best Athlete of the Year award

Roger Federer nominated for Swiss Best Athlete of the Year award

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12 athletes have been nominated for the 2017 Swiss Sports Awards, which will be announced in Zurich on December 10th. Roger Federer, who has also been nominated, is a favourite after having won seven singles titles this year including Australian Open and Wimbledon.

Aside of Federer, some of the other nominees for the awards are world champion skier Beat Feuz, Roman Josi (ice-hockey), Andy Schmid (handball), Nino Schurter (mountain biking) and Pablo Brägger (gymnastics). The world no.

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