Rafael Nadal Foundation wins 2024 Laureus Sport for Good Award

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Tuesday, 23 April 2024 at 09:45
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The Rafael Nadal Foundation has won the 2024 Laureus Sport for Good Award for their contribution to society through the sport. The awards took place in April 2022 where they were placed in the category alongside Dancing Grounds, ISF Cambodia, Bola Pra Frente, Obiettivo Napoli and Justice Desk Africa.
Rafael Nadal Foundation emerged victorious for their contribution to society using sports and education in Spain and India. The development was announced by the Laureus Sport in a post on the social media platform X — previously known as Twitter. "@frnadal are the 2024 Laureus Sport for Good Award recipients. The inspirational programme truly believes in the transformative power of sport. It helps over 1,000 vulnerable young people in Spain and India & empowers them to realise their potential,” the post.
The award was received by the former world number one and the founder of the foundation Nadal himself with his wife. The 37-year-old has recently returned to action after a gap of nearly four months after suffering an injury in the Brisbane International back in January 2024. The 22-time Grand Slam winner recently took part in the Barcelona Open where his journey ended after he lost in the round of 32 to Australia’s Alex de Minaur with a score of 7-5, 6-1. He is now set to take part in the Madrid Open where he will face America’s Darwin Blanch in the round of 128.

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