Athletics

IAAF reveals award shortlist

2012-11-06 14:20
Jessica Ennis (File)

Paris - British heptathlete Jessica Ennis, New Zealand shot-putter Valerie Adams and US sprinter Allyson Felix are on the shortlist for the accolade of World Athlete of the Year, the IAAF announced on Tuesday.

All three won gold medals at the London Olympics.

Votes for the shortlist were cast from a panel of 2 400 people around the world comprising IAAF officials, top athletes and selected members of the international press.

The men's shortlist, which was announced on Monday, comprises Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt, US 110m hurdler Aries Merritt and Kenyan 800m champion David Rudisha.

The winners of the 2012 World Athlete of the Year Awards will be announced at a ceremony in Barcelona on November 24.

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