World Athletics broadcasts nominees for Girls’s World Athlete of the 12 months

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On Wednesday, World Athletics (WA) introduced the Girls’s World Athlete of the 12 months nominees. These nominees have been chosen by a global panel of athletics journalists and council representatives from World Athletics.

The shortlist of nominees options Jamaican dash phenoms Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, whose names have been anticipated to be among the many finalists after their exceptional performances this season.

World Athletics women athlete of the year
Picture: World Athletics

Monitor nominees

Tobi Amusan (NGR) World 100m hurdles champion, Diamond League, Commonwealth and African 100m hurdles champion. Amusan set a world 100m hurdles file of 12.12.

World Athletics Championships Eugene, Oregon, USA July15-26, 2022
Picture: Kevin Morris

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) World 100m champion, incomes a fifth gold medal within the occasion. Diamond League 100m champion. Fraser–Pryce ran a world-leading 10.62 amongst her file seven sub-10.70 100m races of the season.

Kimberly Garcia (PER) World 20K race stroll champion to win Peru’s first-ever WA Championships medal. World 35K race stroll champion in a South American file to finish a race stroll double. WA race strolling staff championships 20K bronze medallist

Shericka Jackson (JAM) World 200m champion and Diamond League 200m champion; Jackson ran a world-leading 21.45 to maneuver to second on the world all-time record.

World Athletics Championships. Picture: Kevin Morris

Religion Kipyegon (KEN) World 1,500m champion, Diamond League 1,500m champion. Kipyegon ran a world-leading Kenyan file of three:50.37, simply three-tenths of a second off the world file.

Sydney McLaughlin (USA) World 400m hurdles and 4x400m champion. Broke the world 400m hurdles file with 51.41 on the U.S. championships and additional improved the world file to 50.68 to win the world title.

USATF Out of doors Monitor and Subject Championships held at Hayward Subject. Picture: Kevin Morris

Shaunae Miller-Uibo, (BAH) World 400m champion, world indoor 400m champion, NACAC 400m champion.

Subject athlete nominees

Yulimar Rojas (VEN) World indoor and outside triple leap champion. Additionally the Diamond League triple leap champion, Rojas improved her world file to fifteen.74m in Belgrade.

Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR) World indoor excessive leap champion and world excessive leap silver medallist, European excessive leap champion. Mahuchikh jumped a world-leading 2.05m, equalling the outside nationwide finest.

Chase Ealey (USA) World shot put champion and the world indoor shot put silver medallist. Diamond League shot put champion who threw a world-leading 20.51m in 2022.

A 3-way voting course of will decide the finalists. The WA Council and WA Household will forged their votes by way of e mail, whereas followers can vote on-line by way of the WA social media platforms on Fb, Instagram and Twitter. Particular person graphics for every nominee shall be posted this week, and a ‘like’ on Fb and Instagram or a retweet on Twitter will depend as one vote.

The WA Council’s votes will make up 50 per cent of the consequence, with the WA Household’s votes and the general public votes will every depend for 25 per cent of the ultimate consequence. Voting will conclude at midnight on Monday, Oct. 31 2022. 5 men and women finalists shall be introduced in November earlier than the winner is introduced in December. Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah gained final yr’s award

The winners shall be revealed on World Athletics’ social media platforms in early December.


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