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Fraser-Pryce, Kipchoge nominated for IAAF Athlete of the Year Awards

Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who stormed to 100m world gold in Doha, has been named among 11 nominees for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award.

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, who broke the two-hour marathon mark in October, and two-time world gold medallist Christian Coleman of America have been nominated in the men’s category.

The winners will be announced at the World Athletics Awards in Monaco on 23 November.

World Athlete of the Year – male nominees

Donavan Brazier, Christian Coleman, Joshua Cheptegei, Timothy Cheruiyot, Steven Gardiner, Sam Kendricks, Eliud Kipchoge, Noah Lyles, Daniel Stahl, Christian Taylor, Karsten Warholm

World Athlete of the Year – female nominees

Beatrice Chepkoech, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Sifan Hassan, Brigid Kosgei, Mariya Lasitskene, Malaika Mihambo, Dalilah Muhammad, Salwa Eid Naser, Hellen Obiri, Yulimar Rojas.

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