Yulia Efimova and Ruta Meilutyte were both in contention for the the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) European Sportswoman of the Year Award, but both fell just short of the top prize. Efimova received 41 votes finishing third while Meilutyte collected 36 votes finishing in fourth.
The Evgen Bergant Trophy went to Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva. Isinbayeva received 56 votes while Slovenian skier Tina Maze finished second with 46 votes.
The AIPS member nations also announced their countries Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards, swimmers who won received this distinction include:
- Spyros Gianniotis – Greece
- Ruta Meilutyte – Lithuania
- Mireia Belmonte Garcia – Spain