Monday, 19 December 2011

Vettel Narrowly Beaten In German Athlete Of The Year

Basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki narrowly pipped this years F1 world champion, Sebastian Vettel to Germany's athlete of the year. In the vote among 1500 German sports journalists Nowitzki received 3868 points and Vettel got the runner-up spot with 3503 points. The 3rd place went to table tennis star Timo Boll with 1565 points.

When Vettel was asked during the summer to name his ideal teammate he joked "Dirk Nowitzki" because of the fellow German's 7 ft 0 in height.

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