(TAP) – Tunisian tennis icon and world’s number two Ons Jabeur received the «Peace Champion of the Year» during the «Peace and Sport Awards» ceremony, held in Monaco within the framework of the 13th edition of the «Peace and Sport» International Forum.
«The international tennis player Ons Jabeur, a source of inspiration for women and youth around the world, was awarded the Peace Champion of the Year Prize,» reads the festival’s official website.
Major players in the world of sports, through this event, invited international decision-makers to make good use of sports as a tool for transmitting the values of peace, based on its universal character.
Ons Jabeur is the rising star of Tunisian tennis and sport after two exceptional seasons during which she won the WTA250 in Birmingham, WTA1000 in Madrid and WTA500 in Berlin.
The Peace and Sport Awards ceremony was held in the presence of Liberian President George Weah and football legends Raí and Didier Drogba, as well as over 50 high-level speakers from four continents, including several Peace Champions.
Source: TAP News Agency