Berlin: Former batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s famous lap around the Wankhede Stadium after the 2011 World Cup win, is still cherished by each and every Indian and time has come when everyone voted it the greatest Laureus Sporting Moment of the last twenty years in Berlin on Monday.
The lap around the stadium was titled ‘Carried On the Shoulders Of A Nation’ .
The foundation launched the Laureus Sporting Moment 2000-2020 to public vote, which gave fans the opportunity to choose one of the winners of the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards.
It was on his sixth attempt, Tendulkar finally became a part of the Indian team to lift the World Cup in 2011 since 1983.
The Laureus Sporting Moment Award celebrates the moments that embody the true values of sport and its unique power to change the world for the better.
Meanwhile, British F1 ace Lewis Hamilton and Lionel Messi jointly won the prestigious Laureus World Sportsman of the year award. They received the same number of votes, a first in the 20-year history of the awards with the jury unable to split Hamilton and Messi.