2006 Sportsman of the Year

Björn KOCH

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Flag: Germany Germany (GER)

Swimming

Björn's accomplishment for this year was at the European Deaf Swimming Championships in Thessaloniki, Greece where he won three (3) gold medals in 100m butterfly, 200m butterfly, and 200m individual medley. Silver medal in 50m butterfly, and two (2) bronze medals in 200m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay.

Other top finishers in this ranking order:

AthleteCountrySport
NOLAN EoinFlag: Ireland Ireland (IRL)Swimming
NOWAK RafalFlag: Poland Poland (POL)Athletics
DONCHEV PlamenFlag: Bulgaria Bulgaria (BUL)Wrestling Freestyle
SOUTHERN PatrickFlag: United States United States (USA)Athletics
FARRELL LeeFlag: Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)Football

Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year