TORONTO — Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto is the 2017 winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada’s athlete of the year.

The winner of the award — which Votto also took in 2010 — is selected annually by a panel of sports journalists from across the country.

Other finalists were Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, curler Rachel Homan and moguls skiier Mikael Kingsbury. Read more HERE.