Sastre awarded

Spaniard Carlos Sastre was awarded another honor to go along with his Tour de France yellow jersey. The Agencia Europa Press named him one of six "Personalities of the Year" for 2008. Sastre joins fellow honorees award winning actress Elena Furiase, Paralympic swimmer Teresa Perales, television's Susanna Griso and Roberto Arce and Olympic Canoe champion Saúl Craviotto

Europa Press selects people who received some major prize or whose work proved particularly relevant in the past twelve months. People from the fields like theater, science, art, fashion, communication, history, sports, movies or music are considered.

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