Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce and Shericka Jackson among 10 nominees for 2022 World Athlete of the year 

World  Champions  Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce  and  Shericka  Jackson   are  among  the  10  nominees announced  today  by  World  Athletics   for the 2022 World Athlete of the year 

Fraser  Pryce  who  ran  a  World  leading  10.62 seconds  among her record seven sub-10.70 100m races of the season, was  also  crowned  Diamond  league  100  metres  champion   while  landing  the  100  metres  World  Championship  gold  medal  for  a  5th  time.

Jackson,  who  produced  a World-leading 21.45  seconds  over  200  meters   to move to second on the World all-time list also  captured  the  Diamond  League  200  meters  crown.

The  two  Jamaicans  are  joined  on  the  list  of  nominees  by  world  record  holder  in  the  women’s  100  meter  hurdles  Tobi Amusan  of  Nigeria,  American  World  Shot  Putt  champion  Chase  Ealy, Kimberly Garcia of  Peru…….the  World 20km race walk champion, World  1500  meters  champion Faith Kipyegon  of  Kenya  and   World Indoor high jump champion and world high jump silver medallist  Yaroslava Mahuchikh  of  the  Ukraine.

The  nominees  are  completed  by  American  world  400  meter  hurdles  record  holder  Sydney  Mclaughlin, world  400  meters  champion  Shaunae Miller-uibo  and  World  Indoor   and  Outdoor  triple  jump  champion Yulimar  Rojas  of  Venezuela.

A three-way voting process will determine the finalists.

The World Athletics Council and the World Athletics family will cast their votes by email, while fans can vote online via the World Athletics social media platforms.


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