World Association of athletics federations (IAAF) announced the names of athletes competing for the title of “Athlete of the year.” The list will include ten men and ten women.

Among the nominees included nine-time Olympic champion in the sprinting the Jamaican Usain Bolt and four-time Olympic champion in the stayers race, the Briton Mo Farah.

Full list publishes the press service of the IAAF.

On the official website announced the start of voting process for the candidates, who were selected by an international panel of experts in athletics. The winners among men and women will be announced by 2 December 2016 at the ceremony Awards Night in Monaco.

Recall that Russian athletes suspended national Federation is suspended from participation in international competitions and, therefore, the nomination could not get there.



The IAAF announced the names of candidates for the title “Athlete of the year” 18.10.2016

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