2010 Sportsman of the Year

Miha ZUPAN

Photo: Miha ZUPAN

Flag: Slovenia Slovenia (SLO)

Basketball

Miha was selected to be on the Slovenia national basketball team and participated in the recent 2010 FIBA World Basketball Championships in Turkey. His team reached to Quarterfinals and placed 8th, which was a huge success for his country. He was a reserved player early on and became a power forward starter for the remaining of the Championships. Miha received a professional contract for two years with the St. Petersburg in the SuperLeague A in Russia and will also play in Europe Cup ULEB this season.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

AthleteCountrySport
ZURGALIDZE Andriy flag: Ukraine UKRSwimming
KARGL Mario flag: Austria AUTTennis
GOLDBERG Phil flag: Germany GERSwimming
HEMBROUGH Joshua flag: United States USAAthletics