As in the past all winners have been presented in the Ruhpolding Kurhaus during a festive gala surrounded by many celebrities. The trainers elected their favorites among the nominated female and male athletics … and presenter Sigi Heinrich unveiled the secret.
For the first time the FAN Award 2010 is presented on this evening. Thomas Sykora (Poland) came out of 70.000 votes as the most popular biathlete. With a maximum of 5 scores per fan this was an impressive success. Guided by a lawyer the online co-player was determined which has deserved the privilege to present the first FAN Award … and the winner is: Sven Kühnel from Feldsberg (Germany). Supplied with VIP gala tickets, lodging, and tickets for the competition on the next day, Mr. Kühnel and his company presented the first FAN Award trophy on the gala's stage.
The race for the next FAN Award 2011 is already on. A single click on "Fan-Voting" and you are going to be a part of it. (More about it under "win").
Good luck and lots of fun wishes … the Biathlon Award Team
|Darya Domracheva (BLR)|
|Emil Hegle Svendsen (NOR)|
|Simone Biondini (ITA)|
|Tomasz Sikora (POL)|
|Stéphane Bouthiaux (FRA)|
|Martin Fourcade (FRA)|
|is Jerry Kokesh|
Laureate "achievement award" 2010:
|is Volker Schmid.
The achievement award has been handed out of Anders Besseberg,
president of International Biathlon Union.