Cancellara Swiss Male Athlete of the Year

Olympic Gold Medal winner Fabian Cancellara was named Swiss Male Athlete of the Year Saturday night...

Olympic Gold Medal winner Fabian Cancellara was named Swiss Male Athlete of the Year Saturday night at the Credit Suisse Sports Awards. He won ahead of tennis player Roger Federer and skier Didier Cuche.

Cancellara, 27, topped of his year with two Olympic medals in Beijing. He won gold in the time trial and bronze in the road race.

The CSC Saxo Bank rider had 10 victories on the season, including Milano-Sanremo, the overall title in Tirreno-Adriatico and two stages in the Tour de Suisse. (SW)

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