News agencies vote Vettel top Euro athlete

Sebastia Vettel and Red Bull team celebrate during the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace on November 25, 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.Dec.27 (GMM) Formula One’s new reigning triple World Champion Sebastian Vettel has been named the top European athlete of 2012.

Vettel received the title after 26 European news agencies voted in the annual poll organised by Poland’s PAP agency.

German Vettel outpaced British tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins by 7 points, who was in turn 4 points ahead of Olympic athlete Mo Farah.

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