Michel Mulder from the team of Beslist.nl and Jorrit Bergsma and Jorien Ter Mors from the team of Clafis have been nominated for the title of "Sportsman / Sportswoman of the Year." The battle is hard, with not less than seven men and four women nominated fot the prestigious title.
The Olympic champion in the 500 meters Michel Mulder had a very successful season. In January Mulder won for the second consecutive time the world title sprint and during the Olympic Games in Sochi Mulder was the first Dutch Olympic champion in the 500 meters. In November Mulder completed his trilogy by winning a World Title in Inline. In Argentina, he grabbed the gold in the relay together with Luc ter Haar and Mark Horsten.
Besides Mulder Jorrit Bergsma and Jorien Ter Mors were nominated from the team of Clafis. Bergsma became this season Olympic- and world champion in the ten kilometers. Jorien Ter Mors won the 1500 meters in Sochi and took gold in the team pursuit.
The other nominees are Sven Kramer, Stefan Groothuis, Arjen Robben, Epke Zonderland, Jeroen Dubbeldam Sifan Hassan, Daphne Schippers and Ireen Wüst
During the NOC * NSF Sports Gala on the 16 of December the winners will be announced.