Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year

Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Award is given annually to honor deaf athletes who produced outstanding results in his/her sport discipline throughout the current year and to recognize their exemplary sport achievements.

Year 1998

1KEALY John flag: Ireland Ireland
2IVANOV Vasily flag: Russian Federation Russian Federation
3PETERSSON Lars flag: Sweden Sweden
4MATTHYS Tim flag: United States United States
5PARKKINEN Raimo flag: Finland Finland
6ANDERSEN Jannich flag: Denmark Denmark
7JUKOVSKIY Denis flag: Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
8BADARCH Otgonbayar flag: Mongolia Mongolia
9FIORELLI Matteo flag: Italy Italy
10NAZARENCO Alexei flag: Moldova Moldova