Laureates 2009

Sergej Bubka
The IOC member, sports official and politician has been investing in the sports association of this home town Donetsk for several years thus lending children a sporting home. He also lends valuable support to new sports talents like pole vault jumper Yelena Isinbayeva.

Dr. Edwin Moses
Moses is a renowned worldwide ambassador for sports ethics and a chairperson of the Laureus World of Sport Academy in which he impressively succeeds in drawing attention to social conflicts and to mobilize support for this personal dedication to clean sports and his involvement in the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

The Iranian Football Team
for wearing green wristbands in their game against South Korea to express their solidarity with the movement towards freedom and democracy in Iran.