As Master of Ceremonies for the Monaco Worlds Sports Legends Award
The two-days of the Monaco World Sports Legends Award, the Oscars of Sport, concluded with the Awards Ceremony with the Red Carpet and Gala Dinner in the Salle Empire at the Hotel de Paris. The event was presented in 5 languages by the international star, Lorena Baricalla, Ambassadress and Master of Ceremonies for the WSLA. A particular feature of the event, which was conceived and produced by Promo Art Monte-Carlo Production, is that of linking sport with entertainment, art, fashion and glamour, making WSLA a unique showcase on an international scale: the Oscars of Sport. This year the range of award winners featured the names of the world’s greatest sporting stars, brought together for this extraordinary event: Giacomo Agostini (Italy/ Motor cycle racing/ 15 times World Champion of Motor cycling GP); Carl Fogarty (England/ Motor cycling Superbike- 4 times Superbike World Champion); Mika Hakkinen (Finland/ Formula1 - 2 times Formula 1 World Champion); Tia Hellebaut (Belguim/ Athletics - Olympic high-jump gold medal); Jhong Uhk Kim (Korea/USA - Kung Fu GrandMaster) Sir Anthony McCoy (Northern Ireland/ horse racing jockey - 20 times Jockey Champion, a record of 289 jump wins in 2001/2002 season and the most jump winners during his career, with 4,358 victories); Jean-Marie Pfaff (Belgium/ Football - First winner of World's Best Goalkeeper); Pernilla Wiberg (Sweden/ Alpine Ski Racer - 2 Olympic gold medals/ 4 World Championships/ 1 World Cup overall title); “Best Values Award”: Victor Tello (Mexico/ MonacoWSLA Best Values Award for community support) “Posthumous Award”: Antony Noghès (Monaco/ for having created the Monaco Grand Prix in 1929, the Rallye Monte-Carlo in 1911, the checkered flag used to end races in 1931. The Prize has been received by Yann-Antony Noghès and Lionel Noghès.