Roshawn  Clarke  among three  finalists for World  Athletics 2023 men’s rising star award

Budapest  World  Championships 400  metre  hurdles finalist  Roshawn  Clarke  is  among  the  three  finalists  named  by  World  Athletics  for  the   2023 men’s rising star award.

The  award  will  recognise  this year’s best under  20 athlete at the World Athletics Awards 2023.

The nominations reflect some of the standout performances that the sport has witnessed this year, at the world athletics championships budapest 23, World Athletics Cross Country Championships Bathurst 23, one-day meeting circuits and other events around the world.

Clarke  who  produced  a  world  under  20  record  record  of  47.34  seconds  in  Budapest  after  equalling  the  record  with  a  time  of  47.85  seconds  at  the  national  championships  earlier  at  the  National  Stadium  placed  4th  at  the  World  Athletics  Championships  in  Budapest  

The  other  finalists  for  the  award  are  world  championships  200  metres  finalist  Erriyon Knighton of  the  usa  and  the  Kenyan  Emmanuel Wanyonyi ………..the  World  Championships  800  meters  silver  medalist, who  is  also  the World Cross Country mixed relay champion

The winner of the 2023 men’s rising star award will be selected by an international panel of experts and  will be  announced on the World Athletics’ platforms on  December 11.


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