"It's a great feeling and a great honor to receive this award for the first time. Thanks to all who chose me. Such an award is always an extra motivation. My focus is already on Tokyo 2020, and I want to represent Austria in the best possible way, "said 27-year-old Perterer. Knabl, who was connected by video to the gala, also thanked the audience and the jury: "It confirms what I do all year round."