Carl is ‘World Sports Legend’ recipient
Carl has been selected as one of the first recipients of the ‘Oscars of Sports’ – the Monaco World Sports Legends Awards – at a glitzy ceremony in next month.
The World Sports Legends Award will be awarded to ‘men and women, sporting champions both active and retired, who have gained distinction not only for their sporting exploits but also for their example, which is an inspiration for the new generations’.
Other recipients include:
Sir Tony McCoy (Jockey)
Giacomo Agostini (Motorcycle racer)
Pernilla Wiberg (Alpine Ski Racer)
Jean-Marie Pfaff (Football)
Mika Hakkinen (Formula 1)
Tia Hellebaut (High jump)
Jhong Uhk Kim (Kung Fu)
The Monaco World Sports Legends Award aims at promoting sport’s ethical and moral values as ideals to motivate others, especially the young, to excel.
Recipients will enter the Pantheon of the World Sports Legends through their handprints.
The WSLA 2-day event will end on Wednesday 26th October with the Award Ceremony and Gala Dinner with Red Carpet at the Salle Empire of the Hotel de Paris.
The event will be presented in five languages by the international ballet star, Lorena Baricalla, Ambassadress and Master of Ceremonies of the Monaco World Sports Legends Award