Bolt and Fraser-Pryce shortlisted for Athlete-of-the-Year

MONACO, CMC– Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce have been shortlisted among 10 male and ten female athletes for the 2013 World Athlete of the Year Award.

The IAAF announced yesterday that an email poll involving the “World Athletics Family” has begun and will close midnight Sunday, October 27.

Three male and three female finalists will be selected and announced by the IAAF when the voting process is over.

The male and female winners will be announced by The Council of the International Athletic Foundation on stage during the 2013 World Athletics Gala on Saturday, November 16.

Bolt and American Allyson Felix are the 2012 male and female World Athletes of the Year.

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