The list of winners of the Princess of Asturias of Sports

The pilot Carlos Sainz, two-time WRC world champion and three-time dominator of the DakarLindsey Rally, has been awarded at the 34th edition of the Princess of Asturias Awards for Sports. These are all the winners throughout history.

1987 Sebastian Coe (UK, athletics)

1988 Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spain, President of the International Olympic Committee)

1989 Severiano Ballesteros (Spain, golf)

1990 Sito Pons (Spain, motorcycling)

1991 Sergey Bubka (Ukraine, athletics)

1992 Miguel Indurain (Spain, cycling)

1993 Javier Sotomayor (Cuba, athletics)

1994 Martina Navratilova (Czech Republic, tennis)

1995 Hassiba Boulmerka (Algeria, athletics)

1996 Carl Lewis (United States, athletics)

1997 Spanish marathon team (Spain, athletics)

1998 Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Spain, tennis)

1999 Steffi Graf (Germany, tennis)

2000 Lance Armstrong (United States, cycling)

2001 Manel Estiarte (Spain, water polo)

2002 Brazil men’s soccer team (Brazil, soccer)

2003 Tour de France (France, cycling)

2004 Hicham El Guerrouj (Morocco, athletics)

2005 Fernando Alonso (Spain, Formula 1)

2006 Spain men’s basketball team (Spain, basketball)

2007 Michael Schumacher (Germany, Formula 1)

2008 Rafael Nadal (Spain, tennis)

2009 Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia, athletics)

2010 Spain men’s soccer team (Spain, soccer)

2011 Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia, athletics)

2012 Iker Casillas and Xavi Hernández (Spain, soccer)

2013 José María Olazábal (Spain, golf)

2014 New York Marathon (United States, athletics)

2015 Pau Gasol and Marc Gasol (Spain, basketball)

2016 Javier Gómez Noya (Spain, triathlon)

2017 New Zealand men’s rugby team (New Zealand, rugby)

2018 Reinhold Messner and Krzysztof Wielicki (Italy and Poland, mountaineering)

2019 Lindsey Vonn (United States, downhill skiing)

2020 Carlos Sainz (Spain, motor)