Anna Kiesenhofer named Austrian sportswoman of year

Olympic gold medalist Anna Kiesenhofer (Austria)
Olympic gold medalist Anna Kiesenhofer (Austria) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Olympic gold medallist Anna Kiesenhofer has recently been named Austrian sportswoman of the year and Lower Austria's sportswoman of the year after her surprise solo victory in the road race at in Tokyo earlier this summer.

The 30-year-old also won the 'international success' category at Die Presse magazine's annual Austrian of the Year awards, intended to recognise Austrians excelling in their fields.

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