Henin is top of the pick in Belgium


OSTEND (Belgium): World No.1 Justine Henin-Hardenne and ace motocross racer Stefan Everts were voted Belgium's top sports personalities of 2006 here on Sunday. 

In a vote by 224 sports journalists Henin-Hardenne, whose victories in 2006 included the Masters and Roland-Garros, came out tops to claim her third such accolade. 

In second place in the women's category was European 100m and 200m champion Kim Gevaert, and European high jump champion Tia Hellebaut. 

Everts, the world champion in the MX1 category and winner of 14 of the 15 Grands Prix held this season, picked up his fifth such award. 

He finished ahead of former world cycling champion Tom Boonen and another cyclist, Sven Nys. – AFP  

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