Prelims 2021

Q. Consider the following statements in respect of the Laureus World Sports Award which was instituted in the year 2000:

1.American golfer Tiger Woods was the first winner of this award.
2.The award was received mostly by ‘Formula One’ players so far.
3.Roger Federer received this award maximum number of times compared to others.

Which of the above statements are correct?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Correct Answer: c) 1 and 3 only

Question from UPSC Prelims 2021 GS Paper

Explanation : 

Laureus World Sports Award

The Laureus World Sports Awards were established in 2000 to celebrate the achievements of athletes from around the world. These prestigious awards recognize the outstanding sports performances of the year and have a rich history of winners from various sports disciplines.

Notable Laureus Award Winners

American golfer Tiger Woods was the first winner of this award, setting a high standard for future recipients. The award has not been received mostly by ‘Formula One’ players, as athletes from a multitude of sports have been honored. Tennis legend Roger Federer stands out for receiving this award the maximum number of times, showcasing his exceptional talent and contribution to the sport.

More Questions:
UPSC Factory App
Get everything you need for upsc preparation with just one click! Install now!